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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Camponotus suffusus

Golden-tailed sugar ant at Aranda Bushland

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Camponotus suffusus at Aranda Bushland - 20 Feb 2019
Camponotus suffusus at Aranda Bushland - 20 Feb 2019
Camponotus suffusus at Aranda Bushland - 20 Feb 2019

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Author's notes

Seemed to be attending some kind of scale lined up along the leaf veins. Not sure what the smaller yellow dots are.

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Jon Lewis wrote:
   20 Feb 2019
Hi Cath, great photos. You can tell it is Camponotus suffusus rather than Camponotus aeneopilosus by the red legs, which you can see well in your photos.

Cheers, Jon

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size (mm)
  • 20 Feb 2019 Recorded on
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