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Rhytidoponera metallica

Greenhead ant at Bigga, NSW

Rhytidoponera metallica at Bigga, NSW - 8 Jan 2022
Rhytidoponera metallica at Bigga, NSW - 8 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Rhytidoponera metallica 9 Jan 2022 JonLewis
Rhytidoponera metallica 8 Jan 2022 trevorpreston

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Ants about 4mm under rock.

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Hemiergis talbingoensis (Three-toed Skink) at Bigga, NSW - 8 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock Platyzosteria similis (Red-legged litter runner) at Bigga, NSW - 8 Jan 2022 by tpreston Scutigeridae sp. (family) (A scutigerid centipede) at Bigga, NSW - 8 Jan 2022 by tpreston Aphaenogaster longiceps (Funnel ant) at Bigga, NSW - 8 Jan 2022 by tpreston Euchiton japonicus (Creeping Cudweed) at Bigga, NSW - 8 Jan 2022 by tpreston Polytrichaceae sp. (family) (A moss) at Bigga, NSW - 8 Jan 2022 by tpreston Poranthera microphylla (Small Poranthera) at Bigga, NSW - 8 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock Cardiothorax monarensis (Darkling beetle) at Bigga, NSW - 8 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Hemiergis talbingoensis (Three-toed Skink) at Bigga, NSW - 8 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Platyzosteria similis (Red-legged litter runner) at Bigga, NSW - 8 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Scutigeridae sp. (family) (A scutigerid centipede) at Bigga, NSW - 8 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Aphaenogaster longiceps (Funnel ant) at Bigga, NSW - 8 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Euchiton japonicus (Creeping Cudweed) at Bigga, NSW - 8 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Polytrichaceae sp. (family) (A moss) at Bigga, NSW - 8 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Poranthera microphylla (Small Poranthera) at Bigga, NSW - 8 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Cardiothorax monarensis (Darkling beetle) at Bigga, NSW - 8 Jan 2022 by tpreston

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 8 Jan 2022 01:46 PM Recorded on
  • trevorpreston Recorded by

Additional information

  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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