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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Camponotus consobrinus

Banded sugar ant at Point Hut to Tharwa

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Camponotus consobrinus at Point Hut to Tharwa - 10 Feb 2017
Camponotus consobrinus at Point Hut to Tharwa - 10 Feb 2017
Camponotus consobrinus at Point Hut to Tharwa - 10 Feb 2017

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Camponotus consobrinus 22 Feb 2017 KimPullen
Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Camponotus consobrinus 22 Feb 2017 KimPullen
Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Camponotus nigriceps 18 Feb 2017 michaelb
Unidentified 18 Feb 2017 michaelb

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Author's notes

These ants were roaming all over the shrub (Bursaria spinosa), apparently interested in some scale insects, but were being hunted by bullants, see sighting 3371740; on the western side of the Murrumbidgee River, north of Tharwa.

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(genus) (Robber fly) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Dec 2015 by michaelb Bolboschoenus medianus (A Sedge) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Dec 2015 by michaelb Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Dec 2015 by michaelb Saponaria officinalis (Soapwort) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Dec 2015 by michaelb Rumex conglomeratus (Clustered Dock) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 1 Dec 2015 by michaelb Calomela curtisi (Acacia leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Nov 2015 by michaelb Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Nov 2015 by michaelb Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Nov 2015 by michaelb Rubus parvifolius (Native Raspberry) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Nov 2015 by michaelb Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort Plantain) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 28 Sep 2015 by michaelb Capsella bursa-pastoris (Shepherd's Purse) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Aug 2015 by michaelb Erophila verna (Whitlow Grass) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 16 Aug 2015 by michaelb Eschscholzia californica (California Poppy) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 16 Aug 2015 by michaelb Sus scrofa (Feral Pig) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 6 Jun 2015 by michaelb Vombatus ursinus (Wombat) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 6 Jun 2015 by michaelb Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 6 Jun 2015 by michaelb Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 18 May 2015 by michaelb Asparagus officinalis (Asparagus) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Jan 2015 by michaelb Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 3 Jan 2015 by michaelb Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 3 Jan 2015 by michaelb Foeniculum vulgare (Fennel) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 28 Dec 2014 by michaelb Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 28 Dec 2014 by michaelb Archimantis sp. (genus) (Large Brown Mantis) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Dec 2014 by michaelb Verbena incompta (Purpletop) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Dec 2014 by michaelb Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Dec 2014 by michaelb Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Mar 2014 by michaelb Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 11 Mar 2014 by michaelb Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 5 Mar 2014 by michaelb Cyprinus carpio (Common Carp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 18 Feb 2014 by michaelb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 12 Feb 2014 by michaelb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2014 by michaelb Hirundo neoxena (Welcome Swallow) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 1 Dec 2013 by michaelb Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 25 Mar 2013 by michaelb Intellagama lesueurii (Eastern Water Dragon) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 13 Feb 2013 by michaelb Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Mar 2007 by michaelb
Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb
Aphelocephala leucopsis (Southern Whiteface) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 19 Jun 2019 by JohnBundock
Isodontia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Grass-carrying wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Cincloramphus mathewsi (Rufous Songlark) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Agonoscelis rutila (Horehound bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Sphecidae or Crabronidae (families) (Unidentified sand wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Sphecidae or Crabronidae (families) (Unidentified sand wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Mordellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 19 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Mordellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 19 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Ferreola handschini (Orange-collared Spider Wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 19 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Sceliphron laetum (Common mud dauber wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 19 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Pompilidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Spider wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 17 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 17 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Sep 2018 by michaelb
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Sep 2018 by michaelb
Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 10 May 2018 by michaelb
Ephutomorpha sp. (genus) (Mutillid wasp or Velvet 'ant') at Point Hut to Tharwa - 24 Dec 2017 by michaelb
Argemone ochroleuca subsp. ochroleuca (Mexican Poppy, Prickly Poppy) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 4 Dec 2017 by michaelb
Oenothera indecora subsp. bonariensis (Small-flower evening-primrose) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Nov 2017 by michaelb
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 3 May 2017 by michaelb
Oenothera indecora subsp. bonariensis (Small-flower evening-primrose) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 12 Apr 2017 by michaelb
Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 11 Mar 2017 by michaelb
Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 26 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Mictis profana (Crusader bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 25 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Myrmecia nigriceps (Black-headed bull ant) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Myrmecia nigriceps (Black-headed bull ant) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Phacelococcus bursaria (Blackthorn felted scale) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark grasshopper) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 8 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Eupoecila australasiae (Fiddler Beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Neorrhina punctata (Spotted Flower Chafer) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Delta bicinctus (Potter wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Xanthium spinosum (Bathurst Burr) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Poecilometis strigatus (Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Ancita australis (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Aridaeus thoracicus (Tiger Longicorn Beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Nov 2016 by michaelb
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Nov 2016 by michaelb
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Mar 2016 by michaelb
Polygonum aviculare (Wireweed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 17 Feb 2016 by michaelb
Erigeron bonariensis (Flaxleaf Fleabane) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 13 Feb 2016 by michaelb
Persicaria lapathifolia (Pale Knotweed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 13 Feb 2016 by michaelb
Pterygophorus cinctus (Ringed sawfly or Bottlebrush sawfly) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 23 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Sphecidae or Crabronidae (families) (Unidentified sand wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 31 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Bolboschoenus medianus (A Sedge) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Saponaria officinalis (Soapwort) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Rumex conglomeratus (Clustered Dock) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 1 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Calomela curtisi (Acacia leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Rubus parvifolius (Native Raspberry) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort Plantain) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 28 Sep 2015 by michaelb
Capsella bursa-pastoris (Shepherd's Purse) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Aug 2015 by michaelb
Erophila verna (Whitlow Grass) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 16 Aug 2015 by michaelb
Eschscholzia californica (California Poppy) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 16 Aug 2015 by michaelb
Sus scrofa (Feral Pig) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 6 Jun 2015 by michaelb
Vombatus ursinus (Wombat) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 6 Jun 2015 by michaelb
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 6 Jun 2015 by michaelb
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 18 May 2015 by michaelb
Asparagus officinalis (Asparagus) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Jan 2015 by michaelb
Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 3 Jan 2015 by michaelb
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 3 Jan 2015 by michaelb
Foeniculum vulgare (Fennel) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 28 Dec 2014 by michaelb
Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 28 Dec 2014 by michaelb
Archimantis sp. (genus) (Large Brown Mantis) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Dec 2014 by michaelb
Verbena incompta (Purpletop) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Dec 2014 by michaelb
Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Dec 2014 by michaelb
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Mar 2014 by michaelb
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 11 Mar 2014 by michaelb
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 5 Mar 2014 by michaelb
Cyprinus carpio (Common Carp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 18 Feb 2014 by michaelb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 12 Feb 2014 by michaelb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2014 by michaelb
Hirundo neoxena (Welcome Swallow) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 1 Dec 2013 by michaelb
Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 25 Mar 2013 by michaelb
Intellagama lesueurii (Eastern Water Dragon) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 13 Feb 2013 by michaelb
Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Mar 2007 by michaelb

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • Bursaria spinosa Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • 9 Feb 2017 Recorded on
  • michaelb Recorded by

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