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Papyrius nitidus

Shining Coconut Ant at Red Hill Nature Reserve

Papyrius nitidus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Jan 2021
Papyrius nitidus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Jan 2021
Papyrius nitidus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Papyrius nitidus 3 Jan 2021 MichaelMulvaney

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Author's notes

I think this is a darker form of Coconut Ant - taking apart a leafhopper, listed separately

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 2 Jan 2021 02:26 PM Recorded on
  • MichaelMulvaney Recorded by

Additional information

  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
  • GPS evidence of location
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