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Papyrius nitidus

Shining Coconut Ant at Symonston, ACT

Papyrius nitidus at Symonston, ACT - 2 Sep 2021
Papyrius nitidus at Symonston, ACT - 2 Sep 2021
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Identification history

Papyrius nitidus 5 Sep 2021 JonLewis
Papyrius nitidus 2 Sep 2021 rawshorty

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User's notes

Many winged ones and very active. Did not have my macro camera so pics not good.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 2 Sep 2021 09:04 AM Recorded on
  • rawshorty Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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