Camponotus consobrinus

Banded sugar ant at Dunlop, ACT

Camponotus consobrinus at Dunlop, ACT - 10 Jan 2020
Camponotus consobrinus at Dunlop, ACT - 10 Jan 2020
Camponotus consobrinus at Dunlop, ACT - 10 Jan 2020
Camponotus consobrinus at Dunlop, ACT - 10 Jan 2020
Camponotus consobrinus at Dunlop, ACT - 10 Jan 2020
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Identification history

Camponotus consobrinus 11 Jan 2020 JonLewis
Camponotus consobrinus 11 Jan 2020 CathB

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Not sure what had happened here, but there were about 20 dead, dust-covered ants on the ground with a few healthy, and some less-healthy, ones wandering around. Their hole is at the top of the last image.

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JonLewis wrote:
   11 Jan 2020
Looks like a murder mystery!

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  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 10 Jan 2020 08:28 AM Recorded on
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  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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