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Epopostruma sp. (genus)

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Epopostruma sp. (genus) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019
Epopostruma sp. (genus) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019
Epopostruma sp. (genus) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019
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Identification history

Epopostruma sp. (genus) 29 Jun 2019 JonLewis
Epopostruma sp. (genus) 29 Jun 2019 michaelb
Epopostruma sp (genus) 28 Jun 2019 JonLewis
Unidentified 28 Jun 2019 Christine

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2 comments

JonLewis wrote:
   29 Jun 2019
Nice work Christine - a new genus for CNM! These ants are not uncommon, but because they are small and slow they are not often noticed. They are amazing looking - you will be able to find good close up photos on the net. Cheers, Jon
Christine wrote:
   30 Jun 2019
Thanks Jon.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 26 Jun 2019 12:55 PM Recorded on
  • Christine Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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  • More than one media file
  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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