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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Papyrius nitidus

Coconut Ant at Suppressed

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Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 6 Nov 2019
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 6 Nov 2019
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 6 Nov 2019
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 6 Nov 2019

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 5 Nov 2019 Jon Lewis
Unidentified 5 Nov 2019 Kurt

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Significant sighting

6 Nov 2019

New location of this ant that we are targeting " as a wanted CNM species" as it is a host of several rare butterflies

Author's notes

Updated to the correct location.

1 comment

Jon Lewis wrote:
   5 Nov 2019
Great photos Kurt. Thanks, Jon

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Species information

  • Highly Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • Old tree stump Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size (cm)
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size (cm)
  • 5 Nov 2019 Recorded on
  • Kurt Recorded by

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