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Rhytidoponera sp. (genus)

Rhytidoponera ant at Paddys River, ACT

Rhytidoponera sp. (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Mar 2022
Rhytidoponera sp. (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Mar 2022
Rhytidoponera sp. (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Mar 2022
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Identification history

Rhytidoponera sp. (genus) 27 Mar 2022 JonLewis
Unidentified 24 Mar 2022 Christine

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Found under a rock, and these very small ants immediately started to move the objects (?) away.

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JonLewis wrote:
   27 Mar 2022
Hi Christine, can't be sure of the species of Rhytidoponera, but the ants are moving the pupae in which the ant larvae are turning into ant adults. Some ants have a pupal case, like these, others make the transformation without a pupal case. Cheers, Jon

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Myrmecia forficata (A Bull ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Mar 2022 by Christine
Dolichoderus doriae (Dolly ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Mar 2022 by Christine
Thalaina selenaea (Orange-rimmed Satin Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Feb 2022 by SWishart
Clematis aristata (Mountain Clematis) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Australina pusilla subsp. muelleri (Small Shade Nettle) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Bedfordia arborescens (Blanket Bush) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Daldinia group, spherical at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Aug 2021 by Detritivore
Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Jun 2021 by AnneG1
Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus (Spider ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Sep 2020 by SthTallagandaSurvey
Pycnoptilus floccosus (Pilotbird) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jun 2020 by Roger
Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2020 by AaronClausen
Cladonia sp. (Cup Lichen) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2020 by AaronClausen
Mycena sp. (Mycena) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2020 by AaronClausen
Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Asplenium flabellifolium (Necklace fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Cladia aggregata (A lichen) at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Flammulina velutipes (Velvet shank) at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Postia punctata at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Pycnoptilus floccosus (Pilotbird) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 May 2020 by HelenCross
Grifola colensoi at Paddys River, ACT - 19 May 2020 by SandraH
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Dec 2018 by RWPurdie
Euastacus crassus (Alpine Spiny Crayfish) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Mar 2018 by roymcd
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Mar 2017 by roymcd
Austroaeschna multipunctata (Multi-spotted Darner) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Jan 2017 by David
Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Feb 2016 by HarveyPerkins
Olearia lirata (Snowy Daisybush) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Nov 2014 by galah681

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 11 Mar 2022 12:46 PM Recorded on
  • Christine Recorded by

Additional information

  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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