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Papyrius nitidus

Shining Coconut Ant at Federal Golf Course

Papyrius nitidus at Federal Golf Course - 5 Dec 2020
Papyrius nitidus at Federal Golf Course - 5 Dec 2020
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Identification history

Papyrius nitidus 6 Dec 2020 MichaelMulvaney
Papyrius nitidus 5 Dec 2020 JackyF

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Author's notes

Active in log but no sign of ant activity in nearby saplings

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 5 Dec 2020 12:54 PM Recorded on
  • JackyF Recorded by

Additional information

  • eucalyptus log Associated plant
  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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