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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis

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Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis 16 Jun 2019 Jon Lewis
Unidentified 16 Jun 2019 Tim L

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Author's notes

Four of this type of ant were sighted foraging on this tree trunk. Details of some of the other individuals are covered in a subsequent sighting.

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(genus) (An ant eating spider) at ANBG - 24 Jun 2020 by Tim L Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at ANBG - 24 Jun 2020 by Tim L Arasia mollicoma (Flat-white Jumping Spider) at ANBG - 12 Jun 2020 by Tim L Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 12 Jun 2020 by Tim L Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at ANBG - 9 Jun 2020 by Tim L Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at ANBG - 9 Jun 2020 by Tim L Camponotus nigroaeneus (Sugar ant) at ANBG - 9 Jun 2020 by Tim L Laetiporus portentosus at ANBG - 3 Jun 2020 by Tim L Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at ANBG - 3 Jun 2020 by Tim L Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at ANBG - 2 Jun 2020 by Tim L Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 29 May 2020 by Tim L Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 29 May 2020 by Tim L Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 29 May 2020 by Tim L Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 29 May 2020 by Tim L Eurymeloides bicincta (Gumtree hopper) at ANBG - 29 May 2020 by Tim L Rayieria acaciae (Acacia-spotting bug) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton Amata sp. (genus) (Tiger Moth) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at ANBG - 11 Feb 2020 by Christine Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at ANBG - 11 Feb 2020 by Christine Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 17 Jan 2020 by Tim L Cixiidae sp. (family) (Cixiid planthopper) at ANBG - 14 Oct 2019 by Tim L Arasia mollicoma (Flat-white Jumping Spider) at ANBG - 23 Sep 2019 by Tim L Euryopis sp. 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(genus) (Tachinid fly) at ANBG - 19 Aug 2019 by Tim L Alcaeus varicornis (Acacia stink bug) at ANBG - 16 Aug 2019 by Tim L Crepidomenus fulgidus (Click beetle) at ANBG - 16 Aug 2019 by Tim L Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 14 Aug 2019 by Tim L Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 7 Aug 2019 by Tim L Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at ANBG - 7 Aug 2019 by Tim L Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 16 Jul 2019 by Tim L Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at ANBG - 16 Jul 2019 by Tim L Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at ANBG - 27 Jun 2019 by Tim L Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 27 Jun 2019 by Tim L Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 by Tim L Hyalarcta nigrescens (Ribbed Case Moth) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 by Tim L Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 by Tim L Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 by Tim L Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at ANBG - 20 Jun 2019 by Tim L Anystidae (family) (Unidentified anystid mite) at ANBG - 18 Jun 2019 by Tim L Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L Polyrhachis sp. (genus) (A spiny ant) at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at ANBG - 28 May 2019 by Tim L Oncopeltus sordidus (Milk vine bug) at ANBG - 22 May 2019 by Christine Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at ANBG - 24 Apr 2019 by Tim L Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 15 Feb 2019 by HelenCross Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at ANBG - 5 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at ANBG - 1 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at ANBG - 1 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 1 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 19 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at ANBG - 18 Oct 2018 by Tim L Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018 by Tim L Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018 by Tim L Chironomidae sp. (family) (Midge) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018 by Tim L Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018 by Tim L Alticini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified flea beetle) at ANBG - 25 Sep 2018 by Tim L Sarothrocrepis civica (An arboreal 'ground' beetle) at ANBG - 25 Sep 2018 by Tim L Pycnobraconoides sp. (genus) (A Braconid wasp) at ANBG - 17 Sep 2018 by Alison Milton Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at ANBG - 11 Sep 2018 by Alison Milton Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at ANBG - 27 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at ANBG - 1 Feb 2018 by roymcd Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 9 Jan 2018 by Alison Milton
Polyrhachis phryne (A spiny ant) at ANBG - 11 Aug 2020 by Tim L
Empididae sp. (family) (Dance fly) at ANBG - 6 Aug 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis fickerti (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 4 Aug 2020 by Tim L
Camponotus aeneopilosus (A Golden-tailed sugar ant) at ANBG - 4 Aug 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis fickerti (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 4 Aug 2020 by Tim L
Laetiporus portentosus at ANBG - 28 Jul 2020 by Tim L
Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at ANBG - 28 Jul 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 3 Jul 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis fickerti (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 3 Jul 2020 by Tim L
Plebs eburnus (Eastern bush orb-weaver) at ANBG - 1 Jul 2020 by Tim L
Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) at ANBG - 30 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating spider) at ANBG - 24 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at ANBG - 24 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Arasia mollicoma (Flat-white Jumping Spider) at ANBG - 12 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 12 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at ANBG - 9 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at ANBG - 9 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Camponotus nigroaeneus (Sugar ant) at ANBG - 9 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Laetiporus portentosus at ANBG - 3 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at ANBG - 3 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at ANBG - 2 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 29 May 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 29 May 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 29 May 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 29 May 2020 by Tim L
Eurymeloides bicincta (Gumtree hopper) at ANBG - 29 May 2020 by Tim L
Rayieria acaciae (Acacia-spotting bug) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Amata sp. (genus) (Tiger Moth) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at ANBG - 11 Feb 2020 by Christine
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at ANBG - 11 Feb 2020 by Christine
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 17 Jan 2020 by Tim L
Cixiidae sp. (family) (Cixiid planthopper) at ANBG - 14 Oct 2019 by Tim L
Arasia mollicoma (Flat-white Jumping Spider) at ANBG - 23 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating spider) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Sandalodes scopifer (White-spotted Sandalodes) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at ANBG - 12 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 10 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Cleonyminae sp. (subfamily) (Parasitic wasp) at ANBG - 3 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Myrmecorhynchus emeryi (Possum Ant) at ANBG - 28 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Myrmecorhynchus emeryi (Possum Ant) at ANBG - 28 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at ANBG - 28 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at ANBG - 28 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at ANBG - 19 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Alcaeus varicornis (Acacia stink bug) at ANBG - 16 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Crepidomenus fulgidus (Click beetle) at ANBG - 16 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 14 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 7 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at ANBG - 7 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 16 Jul 2019 by Tim L
Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at ANBG - 16 Jul 2019 by Tim L
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at ANBG - 27 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 27 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Hyalarcta nigrescens (Ribbed Case Moth) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at ANBG - 20 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Anystidae (family) (Unidentified anystid mite) at ANBG - 18 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Polyrhachis sp. (genus) (A spiny ant) at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at ANBG - 28 May 2019 by Tim L
Oncopeltus sordidus (Milk vine bug) at ANBG - 22 May 2019 by Christine
Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at ANBG - 24 Apr 2019 by Tim L
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 15 Feb 2019 by HelenCross
Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at ANBG - 5 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at ANBG - 1 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton
Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at ANBG - 1 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton
Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 1 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 19 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at ANBG - 18 Oct 2018 by Tim L
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018 by Tim L
Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018 by Tim L
Chironomidae sp. (family) (Midge) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018 by Tim L
Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018 by Tim L
Alticini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified flea beetle) at ANBG - 25 Sep 2018 by Tim L
Sarothrocrepis civica (An arboreal 'ground' beetle) at ANBG - 25 Sep 2018 by Tim L
Pycnobraconoides sp. (genus) (A Braconid wasp) at ANBG - 17 Sep 2018 by Alison Milton
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at ANBG - 11 Sep 2018 by Alison Milton
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at ANBG - 27 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at ANBG - 1 Feb 2018 by roymcd
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 9 Jan 2018 by Alison Milton

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 Abundance
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size (mm)
  • 14 Jun 2019 Recorded on
  • Tim L Recorded by

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