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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Rhytidoponera metallica

Greenhead ant at Molonglo River Park

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Rhytidoponera metallica at Molonglo River Park - 31 May 2019
Rhytidoponera metallica at Molonglo River Park - 31 May 2019
Rhytidoponera metallica at Molonglo River Park - 31 May 2019
Rhytidoponera metallica at Molonglo River Park - 31 May 2019

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Rhytidoponera metallica 20 Nov 2019 samreid007
Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Rhytidoponera metallica 31 May 2019 Christine

Author's notes

Yes, this one again! At first I thought it looked different, but realised it was the same. Interesting the first pic seems to show one ant carrying several "babies". No other ants appeared to be carrying anything.

1 comment

Jon Lewis wrote:
   31 May 2019
Interesting photo with the larvae and great colours! Thanks, Jon

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Location

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 31 May 2019 1:09 PM Recorded on
  • Christine Recorded by
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