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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Podomyrma gratiosa

Muscleman tree ant at Molonglo Gorge

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Podomyrma gratiosa at Molonglo Gorge - 2 Dec 2018
Podomyrma gratiosa at Molonglo Gorge - 2 Dec 2018
Podomyrma gratiosa at Molonglo Gorge - 2 Dec 2018
Podomyrma gratiosa at Molonglo Gorge - 2 Dec 2018

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Author's notes

Dozens of individuals on the trunk of a large eucalypt

2 comments

Jon Lewis wrote:
   3 Dec 2018
Great photos! They do seem to be very active in the late spring and early summer.
Christine wrote:
   3 Dec 2018
That first image is amazingly clear, and look at the reflection in the ant's abdomen!

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Targionia lorbeeriana (A liverwort) at Molonglo Gorge - 8 Jul 2020 by RWPurdie
Asterella drummondii (A thallose liverwort) at Molonglo Gorge - 8 Jul 2020 by RWPurdie
Riccia cartilaginosa (Liverwort) at Molonglo Gorge - 24 Jun 2020 by RWPurdie
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Geastrum sp. (An earthstar) at Molonglo Gorge - 25 May 2020 by JaneR
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Crassula sieberiana (Austral Stonecrop) at Molonglo Gorge - 15 Nov 2017 by KenT
Fumaria muralis subsp. muralis (Wall Fumitory) at Molonglo Gorge - 15 Nov 2017 by KenT
Calytrix tetragona (Common fringe-myrtle) at Molonglo Gorge - 15 Nov 2017 by KenT
Trifolium dubium (Yellow Suckling Clover) at Molonglo Gorge - 15 Nov 2017 by KenT

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 1 Dec 2018 Recorded on
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