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Aphaenogaster longiceps

Funnel ant at Acton, ACT

Aphaenogaster longiceps at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021
Aphaenogaster longiceps at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021
Aphaenogaster longiceps at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021
Aphaenogaster longiceps at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021
Aphaenogaster longiceps at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021
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Identification history

Aphaenogaster longiceps 8 Dec 2021 JonLewis
Unidentified 7 Dec 2021 TimL

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The ants were small, relatively slow moving, but quite aggressive. Thanks to Barbara for the initial sighting.

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Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL Dictyochrysa fulva (Green Lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL Austropaxillus sp. at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL Venatrix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Venatrix wolf spider) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL Perenniporia ochroleuca at Acton, ACT - 22 May 2022 by TimL Hypogastrura sp. (genus) (A Springtail) at Acton, ACT - 22 May 2022 by TimL Riccardoella oudemansi (White Slug Mite) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL Nicodamidae (family) (Red and Black Spider) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by TimL Acraea andromacha (Glasswing) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton Mutillidae (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Acton, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by TimL Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2022 by TimL Fabriogenia sp. (genus) (Spider wasp) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by MarkT Leptotarsus (Leptotarsus) clavatus (A crane fly) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by TimL Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL Neosaropogon sp. (genus) (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by TimL Podagrionini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified mantis parasite wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2022 by TimL Calomela pallida (Leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2022 by TimL Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL Cerdistus sp. (Yellow Slender Robber Fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by TimL Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL Euops sp. (genus) (A leaf-rolling weevil) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Acton, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by JohnBundock Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Acton, ACT - 16 Oct 2019 by SamC_ Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 15 May 2018 by RodDeb Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 30 Apr 2018 by RodDeb Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Acton, ACT - 31 Jan 2018 by roymcd Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2018 by AlisonMilton Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jan 2018 by AlisonMilton Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2017 by RodDeb Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2017 by Alison Milton
Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL
Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL
Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL
Dictyochrysa fulva (Green Lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL
Austropaxillus sp. at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL
Venatrix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Venatrix wolf spider) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL
Perenniporia ochroleuca at Acton, ACT - 22 May 2022 by TimL
Hypogastrura sp. (genus) (A Springtail) at Acton, ACT - 22 May 2022 by TimL
Riccardoella oudemansi (White Slug Mite) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL
Nicodamidae (family) (Red and Black Spider) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by TimL
Acraea andromacha (Glasswing) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton
Mutillidae (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Acton, ACT - 22 Mar 2022 by TimL
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2022 by TimL
Fabriogenia sp. (genus) (Spider wasp) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by MarkT
Leptotarsus (Leptotarsus) clavatus (A crane fly) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by TimL
Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Neosaropogon sp. (genus) (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by TimL
Podagrionini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified mantis parasite wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2022 by TimL
Calomela pallida (Leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2022 by TimL
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Cerdistus sp. (Yellow Slender Robber Fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by TimL
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB
Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Euops sp. (genus) (A leaf-rolling weevil) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Acton, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by JohnBundock
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Acton, ACT - 16 Oct 2019 by SamC_
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 15 May 2018 by RodDeb
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 30 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Acton, ACT - 31 Jan 2018 by roymcd
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2018 by AlisonMilton
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jan 2018 by AlisonMilton
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2017 by RodDeb
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2017 by Alison Milton

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 15 Abundance
  • 5 Dec 2021 01:07 PM Recorded on
  • TimL Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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