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Polyrhachis ammon

Golden-tailed spiny ant at Mount Taylor

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Polyrhachis ammon at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017
Polyrhachis ammon at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017

Identification history

Polyrhachis ammon 29 Jan 2019 Jon Lewis
Polyrhachis sp. (genus) 4 Dec 2017 KimPullen
Unidentified 4 Dec 2017 Christine

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Author's notes

Seen during butterfly walk - one out in the field, and one in the picnic area near the carpark. Golden tailed ants.

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Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Mount Taylor - 17 Jun 2020 by Mike Senecio quadridentatus (Cotton Fireweed) at Mount Taylor - 17 Jun 2020 by Mike Hakea salicifolia (Willow-leaved Hakea) at Mount Taylor - 17 Jun 2020 by Mike Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Mount Taylor - 17 Jun 2020 by Mike Lichenomphalia chromacea (Yellow navel) at Mount Taylor - 17 Jun 2020 by Mike Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Mount Taylor - 16 Nov 2019 by MatthewFrawley Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Mount Taylor - 2 Nov 2019 by MatthewFrawley Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Mount Taylor - 1 Nov 2019 by Marthijn Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Mount Taylor - 11 Mar 2019 by MatthewFrawley Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Mount Taylor - 11 Mar 2019 by MatthewFrawley Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at Mount Taylor - 19 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley Ommatius sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley Nacaduba biocellata (Two-spotted Line-blue) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Mount Taylor - 4 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley Hakea salicifolia (Willow-leaved Hakea) at Mount Taylor - 24 Oct 2018 by RosemaryRoth Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Mount Taylor - 20 Sep 2018 by EmmaCook Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Mount Taylor - 26 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Mount Taylor - 19 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley Dithalama cosmospila (Grey Spotted Wave) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley Pollanisus viridipulverulentus (Satin-green Forester) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine Aphrophorinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified spittlebug) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine Mataeomera coccophaga (Brown Scale-moth) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine Olbonoma triptycha (Concealer moth) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine Coccinellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lady beetle) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine Calvatia sp. (a puffball ) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Bombyliidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Bee fly) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Psychidae sp. (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Brachyexarna lobipennis (Stripewinged meadow grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Amata sp. (genus) (Tiger Moth) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Brachyexarna lobipennis (Stripewinged meadow grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Phaneropterinae sp. (subfamily) (Leaf Katydid, Bush Katydid) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Mount Taylor - 28 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Mount Taylor - 25 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Mount Taylor - 20 Nov 2017 by RosemaryRoth Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mount Taylor - 15 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Mount Taylor - 12 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley Strepera versicolor (Grey Currawong) at Mount Taylor - 6 Aug 2017 by MatthewFrawley Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill) at Mount Taylor - 21 May 2017 by George Burchardia umbellata (Milk Maids) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2015 by RosemaryRoth Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Mount Taylor - 31 Dec 2013 by MatthewFrawley
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Mount Taylor - 17 Jun 2020 by Mike
Senecio quadridentatus (Cotton Fireweed) at Mount Taylor - 17 Jun 2020 by Mike
Hakea salicifolia (Willow-leaved Hakea) at Mount Taylor - 17 Jun 2020 by Mike
Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Mount Taylor - 17 Jun 2020 by Mike
Lichenomphalia chromacea (Yellow navel) at Mount Taylor - 17 Jun 2020 by Mike
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Mount Taylor - 16 Nov 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Mount Taylor - 2 Nov 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Mount Taylor - 1 Nov 2019 by Marthijn
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Mount Taylor - 11 Mar 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Mount Taylor - 11 Mar 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at Mount Taylor - 19 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Ommatius sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Nacaduba biocellata (Two-spotted Line-blue) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Mount Taylor - 4 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Hakea salicifolia (Willow-leaved Hakea) at Mount Taylor - 24 Oct 2018 by RosemaryRoth
Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Mount Taylor - 20 Sep 2018 by EmmaCook
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Mount Taylor - 26 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Mount Taylor - 19 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Dithalama cosmospila (Grey Spotted Wave) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Pollanisus viridipulverulentus (Satin-green Forester) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Aphrophorinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified spittlebug) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Mataeomera coccophaga (Brown Scale-moth) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Olbonoma triptycha (Concealer moth) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Coccinellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lady beetle) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Calvatia sp. (a puffball ) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by Christine
Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Bombyliidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Bee fly) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Psychidae sp. (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Brachyexarna lobipennis (Stripewinged meadow grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Amata sp. (genus) (Tiger Moth) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Brachyexarna lobipennis (Stripewinged meadow grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Phaneropterinae sp. (subfamily) (Leaf Katydid, Bush Katydid) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Mount Taylor - 28 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Mount Taylor - 25 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Mount Taylor - 20 Nov 2017 by RosemaryRoth
Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mount Taylor - 15 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Mount Taylor - 12 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Strepera versicolor (Grey Currawong) at Mount Taylor - 6 Aug 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill) at Mount Taylor - 21 May 2017 by George
Burchardia umbellata (Milk Maids) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2015 by RosemaryRoth
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Mount Taylor - 31 Dec 2013 by MatthewFrawley

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 3 Dec 2017 Recorded on
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