Papyrius nitidus

Shining Coconut Ant at Red Hill, ACT

Papyrius nitidus at Red Hill, ACT - 9 Sep 2018
Papyrius nitidus at Red Hill, ACT - 9 Sep 2018
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Identification history

Papyrius nitidus 17 Sep 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Papyrius nitidus 16 Sep 2018 Ratcliffe

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User's notes

Strong 'coconut' aroma when ant squashed

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   17 Sep 2018
Thanks Paul - new Red Hill location - will check it out

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Sighting information

  • 1,001 - 10,000 Abundance
  • 9 Sep 2018 09:58 AM Recorded on
  • Ratcliffe Recorded by

Additional information

  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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