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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Papyrius nitidus  

2 Coconut Ant

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Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 14 Aug 2019
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 14 Aug 2019

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 15 Aug 2019 Jon Lewis
Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 14 Aug 2019 SWishart

Significant sighting

  15 Aug 2019

1st record from Kama Nature reserve of this species

Author's notes

Under a log - I couldn't see the usual cover but as I thought they might be coconut ants, I squashed one. Definitely had the coconut smell.

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Species information

  • Highly Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 14 Aug 2019 1:04 PM Recorded on
  • SWishart Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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