Rhytidoponera aspera

Greenhead ant at Cook, ACT

Rhytidoponera aspera at Cook, ACT - 10 Feb 2021
Rhytidoponera aspera at Cook, ACT - 10 Feb 2021
Rhytidoponera aspera at Cook, ACT - 10 Feb 2021
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Identification history

Rhytidoponera aspera 13 Jul 2021 JonLewis
Rhytidoponera metallica 9 Mar 2021 JonLewis
Rhytidoponera sp. (genus) 8 Mar 2021 AlisonMilton
Rhytidoponera sp. (genus) 8 Mar 2021 CathB

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On same tree as previously seen, but fewer than before and very camera shy. A single one seen on a neighbouring tree a few days later.

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Isomoralla eriscota (A concealer moth) at Mount Painter - 30 Dec 2023 by CathB
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Belconnen, ACT - 4 Dec 2023 by CathB
Praxibulus sp. (genus) (A grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 30 Nov 2023 by CathB
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Ptomaphila lacrymosa (Carrion Beetle) at Mount Painter - 29 Nov 2023 by CathB
Creophilus erythrocephalus (Devil's coach horse, Rove beetle) at Mount Painter - 29 Nov 2023 by CathB
Achoria inopina (A Longhorned Moth (family Leciithoceridae)) at Mount Painter - 29 Nov 2023 by CathB
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Mount Painter - 24 Nov 2023 by CathB
Crinia parinsignifera (Plains Froglet) at PAI200: Wildflower Triangle Dam - 20 Oct 2023 by SarahHnatiuk
Uperoleia laevigata (Smooth Toadlet) at PAI200: Wildflower Triangle Dam - 20 Oct 2023 by SarahHnatiuk
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at PAI200: Wildflower Triangle Dam - 20 Oct 2023 by SarahHnatiuk
Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at PAI200: Wildflower Triangle Dam - 20 Oct 2023 by SarahHnatiuk
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at PAI200: Wildflower Triangle Dam - 20 Oct 2023 by SarahHnatiuk
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Belconnen, ACT - 2 Oct 2023 by CathB
Chalcopteroides cupripennis (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Belconnen, ACT - 7 Sep 2023 by CathB
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Mar 2023 by dwise
Chara sp. (genus) (A charophyte green algae) at Cook, ACT - 4 Mar 2023 by CathB
Mentha diemenica (Wild Mint, Slender Mint) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 12 Jan 2023 by SarahHnatiuk
Lophyrotoma interrupta (Cattle Poisoning Sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 29 Dec 2022 by CathB
Glyphipterix chrysoplanetis (A Sedge Moth) at Cook, ACT - 27 Dec 2022 by CathB
Chrysopilus sp. (genus) (A snipe fly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 17 Dec 2022 by CathB
Rhinotia phoenicoptera (Belid weevil) at Cook, ACT - 8 Dec 2022 by CathB
Uperoleia laevigata (Smooth Toadlet) at PAI200: Wildflower Triangle Dam - 4 Oct 2022 by SarahHnatiuk
Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at PAI200: Wildflower Triangle Dam - 4 Oct 2022 by SarahHnatiuk
Crinia parinsignifera (Plains Froglet) at PAI200: Wildflower Triangle Dam - 4 Oct 2022 by SarahHnatiuk
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at PAI200: Wildflower Triangle Dam - 4 Oct 2022 by SarahHnatiuk
Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at PAI200: Wildflower Triangle Dam - 1 Aug 2022 by SarahHnatiuk
Crinia parinsignifera (Plains Froglet) at PAI200: Wildflower Triangle Dam - 1 Aug 2022 by SarahHnatiuk
Conicochernes sp. (genus) (Chernetid Pseudoscorpion) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Monolepta minima (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Cladonia sp. (genus) (Cup Lichen) at Cook, ACT - 7 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) at Cook, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by CathB
Chalcidoidea (superfamily) (A gall wasp or Chalcid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 27 Mar 2022 by CathB
Cytaea severa (Severe Cytaea) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Thynninae (subfamily) (Smooth flower wasp) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Ottelia ovalifolia subsp. ovalifolia (Swamp Lily) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Agriopocoris sp. (genus) (Coreid bug) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Trilaccus mimeticus (Braconid-mimic plant bug) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Elatine gratioloides (Waterwort) at Cook, ACT - 25 Mar 2022 by CathB
Carabidae sp. (family) (A ground beetle) at Cook, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by CathB
Phrissogonus laticostata (Apple looper moth) at Cook, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by CathB
Celaenia calotoides (Bird-dropping spider) at Cook, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by CathB
Celaenia calotoides (Bird-dropping spider) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by CathB
Salsa fuliginata (Sooty Orb-weaver) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by CathB
Arrade destituta (Arrade destituta) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by CathB
Micromus tasmaniae (Tasmanian Brown Lacewing) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by CathB
Celaenia calotoides (Bird-dropping spider) at Cook, ACT - 16 Dec 2021 by CathB
Ephemeroptera (order) (Unidentified Mayfly) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB
Melanterius sp. (genus) (Unidentified Melanterius weevil) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB
Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by CathB
Macrobathra desmotoma ( A Cosmet moth) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by CathB
Paropsisterna gloriosa (Glorious eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 7 Nov 2021 by CathB
Rhytidoponera aspera (Greenhead ant) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 7 Nov 2021 by CathB
Dictyotus conspicuus (A shield or stink bug) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by CathB
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave, Plantain Moth) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at PAI200: Wildflower Triangle Dam - 2 Oct 2021 by SarahHnatiuk
Crinia parinsignifera (Plains Froglet) at PAI200: Wildflower Triangle Dam - 2 Oct 2021 by SarahHnatiuk
Uperoleia laevigata (Smooth Toadlet) at PAI200: Wildflower Triangle Dam - 2 Oct 2021 by SarahHnatiuk
Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at PAI200: Wildflower Triangle Dam - 2 Oct 2021 by SarahHnatiuk
Neobatrachus sudellae (Sudell's Frog or Common Spadefoot) at PAI200: Wildflower Triangle Dam - 2 Oct 2021 by SarahHnatiuk
Plecoptera sp. (order) (Unidentified Stone fly) at Cook, ACT - 10 Sep 2021 by CathB
Acacia baileyana (Cootamundra Wattle, Golden Mimosa) at Cook, ACT - 2 Aug 2021 by drakes
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 4 Jul 2021 by drakes
Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Cook, ACT - 9 May 2021 by drakes
Eucalyptus rubida subsp. rubida (Candlebark) at Cook, ACT - 3 May 2021 by drakes
Oenochroa and Artiastis (genera) at Cook, ACT - 9 Mar 2021 by CathB
Camponotus nigroaeneus (Sugar ant) at Cook, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by CathB
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by CathB
Neotartessus flavipes (A leafhopper) at Cook, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by CathB
Chalcidoidea (superfamily) (A gall wasp or Chalcid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB
Araneus circulissparsus (species group) (Speckled Orb-weaver) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB
Conocephalus sp. (genus) (A Tussock Katydid) at Cook, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by CathB
Cadmus (Cadmus) litigiosus (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by CathB
Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at Cook, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by CathB
Opisthoncus sexmaculatus (Six-marked jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by CathB
Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at Cook, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by CathB
Megastigmus sp. (genus) (Parasitic wasp) at Cook, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by CathB
Deliochus pulcher (Beautiful Deliochus spider) at Cook, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by CathB
Tetragnatha demissa (Tetragnatha demissa) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Cook, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by drakes
Acaena echinata (Sheeps Burr) at Cook, ACT - 29 Nov 2020 by drakes
Dissomorphia australiaria (Dissomorphia australiaria) at Cook, ACT - 27 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Goniaea opomaloides (Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis (Common Brown Crane Fly) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Coccidae sp. (family) (Unidentified coccid scale insect) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Eriococcidae sp. (family) (Unidentified felted scale) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB
Holoplatys sp. (genus) (Unidentified Holoplatys jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB
Acanthonevroides jarvisi (A fruit fly) at Cook, ACT - 20 Nov 2020 by CathB
Edusella puberula (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2020 by CathB
Edusella sp. (genus) (A leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2020 by CathB
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Cook, ACT - 1 Nov 2020 by MattFox
Ceratopogonidae (family) (Biting Midge) at Cook, ACT - 28 Oct 2020 by CathB
Inopus rubriceps (Sugarcane Soldier Fly) at Cook, ACT - 28 Oct 2020 by CathB

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  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 10 Feb 2021 11:20 AM Recorded on
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  • Eucalyptus rubida Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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