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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Papyrius nitidus  

Coconut Ant

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Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 6 Nov 2019
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 6 Nov 2019
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 6 Nov 2019
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 6 Nov 2019
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 6 Nov 2019

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 6 Nov 2019 Jon Lewis
Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 6 Nov 2019 MattM

Significant sighting

  6 Nov 2019

New recorded location for this ant

Author's notes

Prey item made for some easy close ups. Crushed ant smells of coconut oil.

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Species information

  • Highly Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 6 Nov 2019 1:35 PM Recorded on
  • MattM Recorded by
  • Mobile app Reported via
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