Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus

1 Spider ant at Paddys River, ACT

Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Aug 2020
Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Aug 2020
Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Aug 2020
Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Aug 2020
Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Aug 2020
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Identification history

Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus 30 Aug 2020 AlisonMilton
Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus 30 Aug 2020 TimL

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Thanks to Marcus Leach for the initial sighting of this very active Spider Ant crossing a footpath with its curious posture of the gaster above the mesosoma.

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Eucalyptus sp. (A Gum Tree) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
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Hypholoma sp. (Hypholoma) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Apr 2022 by TomW
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Falcunculus frontatus (Eastern Shrike-tit) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Mar 2022 by Miranda
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Feb 2022 by TimL
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Feb 2022 by SimoneC
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Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by Margo
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by RobParnell
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Falcunculus frontatus (Eastern Shrike-tit) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 May 2021 by RodDeb
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Paralucia aurifera (Bright Copper) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
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Myiagra cyanoleuca (Satin Flycatcher) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Dec 2020 by dwise
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Dec 2020 by davidcunninghamwildlife
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Arhodia lasiocamparia (Pink Arhodia) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by JohnBundock
Opodiphthera helena (Helena Gum Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by JohnBundock
Falcunculus frontatus (Eastern Shrike-tit) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Oct 2020 by SWishart
zz Polypore (shelf/hoof-like) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Sep 2020 by ClubFED
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Sep 2020 by ClubFED
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Sep 2020 by DC
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Jun 2020 by Bernadette
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Rhodofomitopsis lilacinogilva complex (Lilac Shelf Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Armillaria luteobubalina (Australian Honey Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 May 2020 by JackyF
Nyssus albopunctatus (White-spotted swift spider) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Nov 2019 by JudithRoach
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Nov 2019 by AndrewCB
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Sep 2019 by JohnBundock
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Aug 2019 by RodDeb
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Jul 2019 by DPRees125
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Melithreptus lunatus (White-naped Honeyeater) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by RodDeb

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