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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Colobopsis gasseri

An arboreal ant at ANBG

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Colobopsis gasseri at ANBG - 30 Jun 2019
Colobopsis gasseri at ANBG - 30 Jun 2019
Colobopsis gasseri at ANBG - 30 Jun 2019
Colobopsis gasseri at ANBG - 30 Jun 2019
Colobopsis gasseri at ANBG - 30 Jun 2019

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Colobopsis gasseri 1 Jul 2019 Jon Lewis
Unidentified 1 Jul 2019 Tim L

Author's notes

Sighted on a cold afternoon on the shady side of one of the watering system pipes. Very inactive and with a dent in the top of its abdomen.

1 comment

Jon Lewis wrote:
   1 Jul 2019
This is a major of the species. The large flat-fronted head in the majors is very distinctive for Colobopsis. Cheers, Jon

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Nearby Sightings

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Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 13 Sep 2019 Ichneumonidae sp. (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at ANBG - 13 Sep 2019 Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at ANBG - 5 Sep 2019 Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at ANBG - 30 Aug 2019 Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at ANBG - 30 Aug 2019 Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at ANBG - 30 Aug 2019 Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at ANBG - 27 Aug 2019 Monomorium kiliani (Kilian's ant) at ANBG - 2 Aug 2019 Culicidae sp. (family) (A mosquito) at ANBG - 6 Jul 2019 Camponotus claripes (Pale-legged sugar ant) at ANBG - 27 Jun 2019 Polyrhachis ammon (Golden-tailed spiny ant) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 Smicrocotis obscura (Leafhopper) at ANBG - 1 Jun 2019 Chironomidae sp. (family) (TBC) at ANBG - 28 May 2019 Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at ANBG - 25 May 2019 Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at ANBG - 7 May 2019 Hypogastrura sp. (genus) (A Springtail) at ANBG - 4 May 2019 Laetiporus portentosus at ANBG - 3 May 2019 Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at ANBG - 18 Apr 2019 Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at ANBG - 16 Apr 2019 Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at ANBG - 15 Apr 2019 Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at ANBG - 15 Apr 2019 Xylocopa aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at ANBG - 9 Apr 2019 Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at ANBG - 9 Apr 2019 Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at ANBG - 4 Apr 2019 Xylocopa aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at ANBG - 1 Apr 2019 Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at ANBG - 31 Mar 2019 Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at ANBG - 29 Mar 2019 Oncopeltus sordidus (Milk vine bug) at ANBG - 29 Mar 2019 Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill) at ANBG - 29 Mar 2019 Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at ANBG - 21 Mar 2019 Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at ANBG - 20 Mar 2019 Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at ANBG - 20 Mar 2019 Porismus strigatus (Pied Lacewing) at ANBG - 18 Mar 2019 Anzora unicolor (Grey Planthopper) at ANBG - 17 Mar 2019 Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill) at ANBG - 16 Mar 2019 Xylocopa aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at ANBG - 14 Mar 2019 Chalcidoidea sp. (superfamily) (A gall wasp or Chalcid wasp) at ANBG - 12 Mar 2019 Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at ANBG - 19 Feb 2019 Arkys walckenaeri (Triangle spider) at ANBG - 5 Feb 2019 Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at ANBG - 26 Jan 2019 Endoxyla encalypti (Wattle Goat Moth) at ANBG - 21 Jan 2019 Jalmenus evagoras (Imperial Hairstreak) at ANBG - 12 Jan 2019 Telephlebia brevicauda (Southern Evening Darner) at ANBG - 30 Dec 2018 Anthrax sp. (genus) (Unidentified Anthrax bee fly) at ANBG - 17 Dec 2018 Amorbus sp. (genus) (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Meriphus sp. (genus) (Flower Weevil) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at ANBG - 30 Nov 2018 Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) bicingulatum (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 9 Nov 2018 Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at ANBG - 9 Nov 2018 Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 9 Nov 2018 Vitellus sp. (genus) (Spined shield bug) at ANBG - 2 Nov 2018 Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 29 Oct 2018 Tettigoniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified katydid) at ANBG - 26 Oct 2018 Lymantriinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Tussock moth) at ANBG - 23 Oct 2018 Acacia pycnostachya (Bolivia Wattle) at ANBG - 23 Oct 2018 Araneidae sp. (family) (Orb weaver) at ANBG - 23 Oct 2018 Ceriana (Sphiximorpha) breviscapa (Wasp-mimic hoverfly) at ANBG - 21 Oct 2018 Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at ANBG - 19 Oct 2018 Lauxaniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lauxaniid fly) at ANBG - 18 Oct 2018 Eleale sp. (genus) (Clerid beetle) at ANBG - 18 Oct 2018 Vitellus sp. (genus) (Spined shield bug) at ANBG - 18 Oct 2018 Trichophthalma laetilinea (Tangled Vein Fly) at ANBG - 16 Oct 2018 Atoichus bicolor (Darkling beetle) at ANBG - 16 Oct 2018 Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at ANBG - 15 Oct 2018 Pollanisus viridipulverulentus (Satin-green Forester) at ANBG - 15 Oct 2018 Lauxaniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lauxaniid fly) at ANBG - 15 Oct 2018 Melanerythrus mactans (A seed bug) at ANBG - 15 Oct 2018 Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 13 Oct 2018 Trichophthalma laetilinea (Tangled Vein Fly) at ANBG - 13 Oct 2018 Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at ANBG - 6 Oct 2018 Psilota rubra (Red-tailed hoverfly) at ANBG - 2 Oct 2018 Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018 Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at ANBG - 21 Sep 2018 Accipiter cirrocephalus (Collared Sparrowhawk) at ANBG - 17 Sep 2018 Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at ANBG - 16 Sep 2018 Ninox boobook (Southern Boobook) at ANBG - 10 Sep 2018 Petroica rodinogaster (Pink Robin) at ANBG - 10 Sep 2018 Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at ANBG - 10 Sep 2018 Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at ANBG - 29 Aug 2018 Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at ANBG - 29 Aug 2018 Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at ANBG - 29 Aug 2018 Petroica rodinogaster (Pink Robin) at ANBG - 14 Aug 2018 Phylidonyris pyrrhopterus (Crescent Honeyeater) at ANBG - 14 Aug 2018 Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at ANBG - 10 Aug 2018 Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at ANBG - 3 Aug 2018 Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at ANBG - 31 Jul 2018 Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at ANBG - 9 Jul 2018 Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at ANBG - 9 Jul 2018 Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at ANBG - 11 Jun 2018 Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at ANBG - 7 May 2018 Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at ANBG - 30 Apr 2018 Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at ANBG - 24 Apr 2018 Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at ANBG - 19 Mar 2018 Xylocopa aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at ANBG - 22 Feb 2018 Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at ANBG - 12 Feb 2018 Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at ANBG - 1 Feb 2018 Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at ANBG - 27 Oct 2017 Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at ANBG - 18 Oct 2017
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 13 Sep 2019
Ichneumonidae sp. (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at ANBG - 13 Sep 2019
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at ANBG - 5 Sep 2019
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at ANBG - 30 Aug 2019
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at ANBG - 30 Aug 2019
Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at ANBG - 30 Aug 2019
Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at ANBG - 27 Aug 2019
Monomorium kiliani (Kilian's ant) at ANBG - 2 Aug 2019
Culicidae sp. (family) (A mosquito) at ANBG - 6 Jul 2019
Camponotus claripes (Pale-legged sugar ant) at ANBG - 27 Jun 2019
Polyrhachis ammon (Golden-tailed spiny ant) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019
Smicrocotis obscura (Leafhopper) at ANBG - 1 Jun 2019
Chironomidae sp. (family) (TBC) at ANBG - 28 May 2019
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at ANBG - 25 May 2019
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at ANBG - 7 May 2019
Hypogastrura sp. (genus) (A Springtail) at ANBG - 4 May 2019
Laetiporus portentosus at ANBG - 3 May 2019
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at ANBG - 18 Apr 2019
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at ANBG - 16 Apr 2019
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at ANBG - 15 Apr 2019
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at ANBG - 15 Apr 2019
Xylocopa aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at ANBG - 9 Apr 2019
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at ANBG - 9 Apr 2019
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at ANBG - 4 Apr 2019
Xylocopa aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at ANBG - 1 Apr 2019
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at ANBG - 31 Mar 2019
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at ANBG - 29 Mar 2019
Oncopeltus sordidus (Milk vine bug) at ANBG - 29 Mar 2019
Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill) at ANBG - 29 Mar 2019
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at ANBG - 21 Mar 2019
Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at ANBG - 20 Mar 2019
Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at ANBG - 20 Mar 2019
Porismus strigatus (Pied Lacewing) at ANBG - 18 Mar 2019
Anzora unicolor (Grey Planthopper) at ANBG - 17 Mar 2019
Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill) at ANBG - 16 Mar 2019
Xylocopa aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at ANBG - 14 Mar 2019
Chalcidoidea sp. (superfamily) (A gall wasp or Chalcid wasp) at ANBG - 12 Mar 2019
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at ANBG - 19 Feb 2019
Arkys walckenaeri (Triangle spider) at ANBG - 5 Feb 2019
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at ANBG - 26 Jan 2019
Endoxyla encalypti (Wattle Goat Moth) at ANBG - 21 Jan 2019
Jalmenus evagoras (Imperial Hairstreak) at ANBG - 12 Jan 2019
Telephlebia brevicauda (Southern Evening Darner) at ANBG - 30 Dec 2018
Anthrax sp. (genus) (Unidentified Anthrax bee fly) at ANBG - 17 Dec 2018
Amorbus sp. (genus) (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Meriphus sp. (genus) (Flower Weevil) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at ANBG - 30 Nov 2018
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) bicingulatum (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 9 Nov 2018
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at ANBG - 9 Nov 2018
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 9 Nov 2018
Vitellus sp. (genus) (Spined shield bug) at ANBG - 2 Nov 2018
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 29 Oct 2018
Tettigoniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified katydid) at ANBG - 26 Oct 2018
Lymantriinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Tussock moth) at ANBG - 23 Oct 2018
Acacia pycnostachya (Bolivia Wattle) at ANBG - 23 Oct 2018
Araneidae sp. (family) (Orb weaver) at ANBG - 23 Oct 2018
Ceriana (Sphiximorpha) breviscapa (Wasp-mimic hoverfly) at ANBG - 21 Oct 2018
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at ANBG - 19 Oct 2018
Lauxaniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lauxaniid fly) at ANBG - 18 Oct 2018
Eleale sp. (genus) (Clerid beetle) at ANBG - 18 Oct 2018
Vitellus sp. (genus) (Spined shield bug) at ANBG - 18 Oct 2018
Trichophthalma laetilinea (Tangled Vein Fly) at ANBG - 16 Oct 2018
Atoichus bicolor (Darkling beetle) at ANBG - 16 Oct 2018
Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at ANBG - 15 Oct 2018
Pollanisus viridipulverulentus (Satin-green Forester) at ANBG - 15 Oct 2018
Lauxaniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lauxaniid fly) at ANBG - 15 Oct 2018
Melanerythrus mactans (A seed bug) at ANBG - 15 Oct 2018
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 13 Oct 2018
Trichophthalma laetilinea (Tangled Vein Fly) at ANBG - 13 Oct 2018
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at ANBG - 6 Oct 2018
Psilota rubra (Red-tailed hoverfly) at ANBG - 2 Oct 2018
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at ANBG - 21 Sep 2018
Accipiter cirrocephalus (Collared Sparrowhawk) at ANBG - 17 Sep 2018
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at ANBG - 16 Sep 2018
Ninox boobook (Southern Boobook) at ANBG - 10 Sep 2018
Petroica rodinogaster (Pink Robin) at ANBG - 10 Sep 2018
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at ANBG - 10 Sep 2018
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at ANBG - 29 Aug 2018
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at ANBG - 29 Aug 2018
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at ANBG - 29 Aug 2018
Petroica rodinogaster (Pink Robin) at ANBG - 14 Aug 2018
Phylidonyris pyrrhopterus (Crescent Honeyeater) at ANBG - 14 Aug 2018
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at ANBG - 10 Aug 2018
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at ANBG - 3 Aug 2018
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at ANBG - 31 Jul 2018
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at ANBG - 9 Jul 2018
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at ANBG - 9 Jul 2018
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at ANBG - 11 Jun 2018
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at ANBG - 7 May 2018
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at ANBG - 30 Apr 2018
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at ANBG - 24 Apr 2018
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at ANBG - 19 Mar 2018
Xylocopa aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at ANBG - 22 Feb 2018
Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at ANBG - 12 Feb 2018
Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at ANBG - 1 Feb 2018
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at ANBG - 27 Oct 2017
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at ANBG - 18 Oct 2017

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Location

Location information

  • Coordinates 149.106491-35.275985
  • Defined Locations ANBG
  • Places Acton, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 30 Jun 2019 1:11 PM Recorded on
  • Tim L Recorded by
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