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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Camponotus consobrinus

Banded sugar ant at Mount Painter

Camponotus consobrinus at Mount Painter - 6 Nov 2019

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Standing on the lid covering an ant-eating spider's hole (see sighting 4240268).

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(Earth balls) at Mount Painter - 11 May 2020 by drakes Chrysididae sp. (family) (Unidentified cuckoo wasp) at Mount Painter - 24 Apr 2020 by CathB Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill) at Mount Painter - 21 Apr 2020 by drakes Phryganeutis cinerea at Mount Painter - 12 Apr 2020 by CathB Isolepis sp. (A club-rush) at Mount Painter - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2020 by CathB Mentha diemenica (Wild Mint) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2020 by CathB Craspedia variabilis (Billy button) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2020 by CathB Poa sieberiana (Poa Tussock) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2020 by CathB Eragrostis cilianensis (Stinkgrass) at Mount Painter - 22 Mar 2020 by CathB Dianella longifolia var. longifolia (Pale Flax Lily, Blue Flax Lily) at Mount Painter - 16 Mar 2020 by CathB Inopus rubriceps (Sugarcane Soldier Fly) at Mount Painter - 3 Mar 2020 by CathB Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala (Golden weather grass) at Mount Painter - 26 Feb 2020 by CathB Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Mount Painter - 26 Feb 2020 by CathB Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Mount Painter - 17 Feb 2020 by CathB Mythimna convecta (Common Armyworm) at Mount Painter - 17 Feb 2020 by CathB Chironomidae sp. (family) (Midge) at Mount Painter - 17 Feb 2020 by CathB Amyema miquelii (Box Mistletoe) at Mount Painter - 8 Feb 2020 by CathB Tharpyna campestrata (Country Crab Spider) at Mount Painter - 6 Feb 2020 by CathB Camponotus claripes (Pale-legged sugar ant) at Mount Painter - 21 Jan 2020 by CathB Notoncus sp. (genus) (A Notoncus ant) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2020 by CathB Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Mount Painter - 10 Jan 2020 by CathB Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Mount Painter - 2 Jan 2020 by CathB Camponotus aeneopilosus (A Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Mount Painter - 17 Dec 2019 by CathB Eurymela fenestrata (A gumtree hopper) at Mount Painter - 13 Dec 2019 by CathB Pheidole sp. (genus) (Seed-harvesting ant) at Mount Painter - 8 Dec 2019 by CathB Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Mount Painter - 8 Dec 2019 by CathB Eurymela fenestrata (A gumtree hopper) at Mount Painter - 8 Dec 2019 by CathB Psychidae sp. (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Mount Painter - 6 Dec 2019 by CathB Dianella longifolia var. longifolia (Pale Flax Lily, Blue Flax Lily) at Mount Painter - 4 Dec 2019 by CathB Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Mount Painter - 24 Nov 2019 by CathB Cymbacha ocellata (Facemask crab spider) at Mount Painter - 24 Nov 2019 by CathB Rytidosperma caespitosum (Ringed Wallaby Grass) at Mount Painter - 23 Nov 2019 by CathB Cynosurus echinatus (Rough Dog's Tail Grass) at Mount Painter - 23 Nov 2019 by CathB Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Mount Painter - 20 Nov 2019 by CathB Philobota productella (Pasture Tunnel Moth) at Mount Painter - 20 Nov 2019 by CathB Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Mount Painter - 20 Nov 2019 by CathB Cardiaspina albitextura (White Lace Lerp) at Mount Painter - 13 Nov 2019 by CathB Melophorus sp. (genus) (Furnace ant) at Mount Painter - 13 Nov 2019 by CathB Zodariidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Ant spider or Spotted ground spider) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2019 by CathB Lomandra filiformis subsp. filiformis (Wattle Matrush) at Mount Painter - 6 Nov 2019 by CathB Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Mount Painter - 6 Nov 2019 by CathB Habronestes sp. (genus) (An ant-eating spider) at Mount Painter - 5 Nov 2019 by CathB Rytidosperma sp. (Wallaby Grass) at Mount Painter - 5 Nov 2019 by CathB Olbonoma triptycha (Concealer moth) at Mount Painter - 4 Nov 2019 by CathB Paropsisterna nigerrima (Leaf beetle, Button beetle) at Mount Painter - 4 Nov 2019 by CathB Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Mount Painter - 4 Nov 2019 by CathB Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Mount Painter - 4 Nov 2019 by CathB Goniaea opomaloides (Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 4 Nov 2019 by CathB Pheidole sp. (genus) (Seed-harvesting ant) at Mount Painter - 9 Jul 2019 by CathB Epopostruma sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 3 Jul 2019 by CathB Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at Mount Painter - 3 Jul 2019 by CathB Symonicoccus australis (Grass Coccid) at Mount Painter - 18 Jun 2019 by CathB Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Mount Painter - 7 Jun 2019 by CathB Anacornutipo lignosa (Leafhopper) at Mount Painter - 24 Apr 2019 by CathB Myrmecia piliventris (Golden tail bull ant) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2019 by CathB Erebidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Erebid moth) at Mount Painter - 7 Mar 2019 by CathB Cyperus sphaeroideus (Scented Sedge) at Mount Painter - 11 Feb 2019 by CathB Eragrostis trachycarpa (Annual Love Grass) at Mount Painter - 9 Feb 2019 by CathB Plantago gaudichaudii (Narrow plantain) at Mount Painter - 7 Feb 2019 by CathB Cheilanthes sieberi (Rock fern) at Mount Painter - 5 Feb 2019 by CathB Einadia nutans subsp. nutans (Climbing Saltbush) at Mount Painter - 5 Feb 2019 by CathB Echinopogon ovatus (Forest Hedgehog Grass) at Mount Painter - 5 Feb 2019 by CathB Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Mount Painter - 5 Feb 2019 by CathB Eragrostis brownii (Common Love Grass) at Mount Painter - 2 Feb 2019 by CathB Endotricha pyrosalis (A Pyralid moth) at Mount Painter - 28 Jan 2019 by CathB Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Mount Painter - 28 Jan 2019 by CathB Dianella longifolia var. longifolia (Pale Flax Lily, Blue Flax Lily) at Mount Painter - 27 Jan 2019 by CathB Bothriochloa macra (Red Grass, Red-leg Grass) at Mount Painter - 26 Jan 2019 by CathB Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel, Blue Pimpernel) at Mount Painter - 26 Jan 2019 by CathB Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at Mount Painter - 26 Jan 2019 by CathB Suhpalacsa sp. (genus) (Owlfly) at Mount Painter - 22 Jan 2019 by CathB Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Mount Painter - 22 Jan 2019 by CathB Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Mount Painter - 22 Jan 2019 by CathB Panicum effusum (Hairy Panic Grass) at Mount Painter - 22 Jan 2019 by CathB Aristida ramosa (Purple Wire Grass) at Mount Painter - 22 Jan 2019 by CathB Phalaris aquatica (Phalaris) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2019 by CathB Vittadinia muelleri (Narrow-leafed New Holland Daisy) at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2019 by CathB Vittadinia gracilis (New Holland Daisy) at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2019 by CathB Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Mount Painter - 11 Jan 2019 by CathB Cullen microcephalum (Dusky Scurf-pea / Mountain Psoralea) at Mount Painter - 8 Jan 2019 by CathB Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel, Blue Pimpernel) at Mount Painter - 8 Jan 2019 by CathB Rumex brownii (Slender Dock, Swamp Dock) at Mount Painter - 8 Jan 2019 by CathB Haloragis heterophylla (Varied Raspwort) at Mount Painter - 8 Jan 2019 by CathB Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Mount Painter - 1 Jan 2019 by CathB Tasmanicosa godeffroyi (Garden Wolf Spider) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018 by CathB Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018 by CathB Desmodium varians (Slender Tick-trefoil) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018 by CathB
Pycnoporus coccineus (Scarlet Bracket) at Mount Painter - 22 Jun 2020 by drakes
Calvatia cyathiformis at Mount Painter - 8 Jun 2020 by drakes
Tapinoma sp. (genus) (Dwarf Pedicel Ant) at Mount Painter - 31 May 2020 by CathB
Dianella longifolia var. longifolia (Pale Flax Lily, Blue Flax Lily) at Mount Painter - 31 May 2020 by CathB
Panicum capillare or P. hillmanii (An exotic invasive panic grass) at Mount Painter - 26 May 2020 by CathB
Mataeomera sp. (genus) (A Scale Moth) at Mount Painter - 16 May 2020 by CathB
Drosera sp. at Mount Painter - 14 May 2020 by Rheardy
Riccia cartilaginosa (Liverwort) at Mount Painter - 11 May 2020 by CathB
Riccia crinita (Liverwort) at Mount Painter - 11 May 2020 by CathB
Maratus chrysomelas (Variable Peacock Spider) at Mount Painter - 11 May 2020 by CathB
Missulena occatoria (Red-headed Mouse Spider) at Mount Painter - 11 May 2020 by CathB
Phylloporus sp. at Mount Painter - 11 May 2020 by drakes
Scleroderma sp. (Earth balls) at Mount Painter - 11 May 2020 by drakes
Chrysididae sp. (family) (Unidentified cuckoo wasp) at Mount Painter - 24 Apr 2020 by CathB
Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill) at Mount Painter - 21 Apr 2020 by drakes
Phryganeutis cinerea at Mount Painter - 12 Apr 2020 by CathB
Isolepis sp. (A club-rush) at Mount Painter - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2020 by CathB
Mentha diemenica (Wild Mint) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2020 by CathB
Craspedia variabilis (Billy button) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2020 by CathB
Poa sieberiana (Poa Tussock) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2020 by CathB
Eragrostis cilianensis (Stinkgrass) at Mount Painter - 22 Mar 2020 by CathB
Dianella longifolia var. longifolia (Pale Flax Lily, Blue Flax Lily) at Mount Painter - 16 Mar 2020 by CathB
Inopus rubriceps (Sugarcane Soldier Fly) at Mount Painter - 3 Mar 2020 by CathB
Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala (Golden weather grass) at Mount Painter - 26 Feb 2020 by CathB
Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Mount Painter - 26 Feb 2020 by CathB
Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Mount Painter - 17 Feb 2020 by CathB
Mythimna convecta (Common Armyworm) at Mount Painter - 17 Feb 2020 by CathB
Chironomidae sp. (family) (Midge) at Mount Painter - 17 Feb 2020 by CathB
Amyema miquelii (Box Mistletoe) at Mount Painter - 8 Feb 2020 by CathB
Tharpyna campestrata (Country Crab Spider) at Mount Painter - 6 Feb 2020 by CathB
Camponotus claripes (Pale-legged sugar ant) at Mount Painter - 21 Jan 2020 by CathB
Notoncus sp. (genus) (A Notoncus ant) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2020 by CathB
Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Mount Painter - 10 Jan 2020 by CathB
Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Mount Painter - 2 Jan 2020 by CathB
Camponotus aeneopilosus (A Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Mount Painter - 17 Dec 2019 by CathB
Eurymela fenestrata (A gumtree hopper) at Mount Painter - 13 Dec 2019 by CathB
Pheidole sp. (genus) (Seed-harvesting ant) at Mount Painter - 8 Dec 2019 by CathB
Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Mount Painter - 8 Dec 2019 by CathB
Eurymela fenestrata (A gumtree hopper) at Mount Painter - 8 Dec 2019 by CathB
Psychidae sp. (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Mount Painter - 6 Dec 2019 by CathB
Dianella longifolia var. longifolia (Pale Flax Lily, Blue Flax Lily) at Mount Painter - 4 Dec 2019 by CathB
Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Mount Painter - 24 Nov 2019 by CathB
Cymbacha ocellata (Facemask crab spider) at Mount Painter - 24 Nov 2019 by CathB
Rytidosperma caespitosum (Ringed Wallaby Grass) at Mount Painter - 23 Nov 2019 by CathB
Cynosurus echinatus (Rough Dog's Tail Grass) at Mount Painter - 23 Nov 2019 by CathB
Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Mount Painter - 20 Nov 2019 by CathB
Philobota productella (Pasture Tunnel Moth) at Mount Painter - 20 Nov 2019 by CathB
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Mount Painter - 20 Nov 2019 by CathB
Cardiaspina albitextura (White Lace Lerp) at Mount Painter - 13 Nov 2019 by CathB
Melophorus sp. (genus) (Furnace ant) at Mount Painter - 13 Nov 2019 by CathB
Zodariidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Ant spider or Spotted ground spider) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2019 by CathB
Lomandra filiformis subsp. filiformis (Wattle Matrush) at Mount Painter - 6 Nov 2019 by CathB
Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Mount Painter - 6 Nov 2019 by CathB
Habronestes sp. (genus) (An ant-eating spider) at Mount Painter - 5 Nov 2019 by CathB
Rytidosperma sp. (Wallaby Grass) at Mount Painter - 5 Nov 2019 by CathB
Olbonoma triptycha (Concealer moth) at Mount Painter - 4 Nov 2019 by CathB
Paropsisterna nigerrima (Leaf beetle, Button beetle) at Mount Painter - 4 Nov 2019 by CathB
Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Mount Painter - 4 Nov 2019 by CathB
Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Mount Painter - 4 Nov 2019 by CathB
Goniaea opomaloides (Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 4 Nov 2019 by CathB
Pheidole sp. (genus) (Seed-harvesting ant) at Mount Painter - 9 Jul 2019 by CathB
Epopostruma sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 3 Jul 2019 by CathB
Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at Mount Painter - 3 Jul 2019 by CathB
Symonicoccus australis (Grass Coccid) at Mount Painter - 18 Jun 2019 by CathB
Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Mount Painter - 7 Jun 2019 by CathB
Anacornutipo lignosa (Leafhopper) at Mount Painter - 24 Apr 2019 by CathB
Myrmecia piliventris (Golden tail bull ant) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2019 by CathB
Erebidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Erebid moth) at Mount Painter - 7 Mar 2019 by CathB
Cyperus sphaeroideus (Scented Sedge) at Mount Painter - 11 Feb 2019 by CathB
Eragrostis trachycarpa (Annual Love Grass) at Mount Painter - 9 Feb 2019 by CathB
Plantago gaudichaudii (Narrow plantain) at Mount Painter - 7 Feb 2019 by CathB
Cheilanthes sieberi (Rock fern) at Mount Painter - 5 Feb 2019 by CathB
Einadia nutans subsp. nutans (Climbing Saltbush) at Mount Painter - 5 Feb 2019 by CathB
Echinopogon ovatus (Forest Hedgehog Grass) at Mount Painter - 5 Feb 2019 by CathB
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Mount Painter - 5 Feb 2019 by CathB
Eragrostis brownii (Common Love Grass) at Mount Painter - 2 Feb 2019 by CathB
Endotricha pyrosalis (A Pyralid moth) at Mount Painter - 28 Jan 2019 by CathB
Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Mount Painter - 28 Jan 2019 by CathB
Dianella longifolia var. longifolia (Pale Flax Lily, Blue Flax Lily) at Mount Painter - 27 Jan 2019 by CathB
Bothriochloa macra (Red Grass, Red-leg Grass) at Mount Painter - 26 Jan 2019 by CathB
Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel, Blue Pimpernel) at Mount Painter - 26 Jan 2019 by CathB
Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at Mount Painter - 26 Jan 2019 by CathB
Suhpalacsa sp. (genus) (Owlfly) at Mount Painter - 22 Jan 2019 by CathB
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Mount Painter - 22 Jan 2019 by CathB
Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Mount Painter - 22 Jan 2019 by CathB
Panicum effusum (Hairy Panic Grass) at Mount Painter - 22 Jan 2019 by CathB
Aristida ramosa (Purple Wire Grass) at Mount Painter - 22 Jan 2019 by CathB
Phalaris aquatica (Phalaris) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2019 by CathB
Vittadinia muelleri (Narrow-leafed New Holland Daisy) at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2019 by CathB
Vittadinia gracilis (New Holland Daisy) at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2019 by CathB
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Mount Painter - 11 Jan 2019 by CathB
Cullen microcephalum (Dusky Scurf-pea / Mountain Psoralea) at Mount Painter - 8 Jan 2019 by CathB
Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel, Blue Pimpernel) at Mount Painter - 8 Jan 2019 by CathB
Rumex brownii (Slender Dock, Swamp Dock) at Mount Painter - 8 Jan 2019 by CathB
Haloragis heterophylla (Varied Raspwort) at Mount Painter - 8 Jan 2019 by CathB
Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Mount Painter - 1 Jan 2019 by CathB
Tasmanicosa godeffroyi (Garden Wolf Spider) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018 by CathB
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018 by CathB
Desmodium varians (Slender Tick-trefoil) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018 by CathB

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • 5 Nov 2019 Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

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