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Papyrius sp (undescribed)

2 Hairy Coconut Ant at Jerrabomberra, ACT

Papyrius sp (undescribed) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 26 Aug 2022
Papyrius sp (undescribed) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 26 Aug 2022
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Identification history

Papyrius sp (undescribed) 29 Aug 2022 JonLewis
Papyrius sp (undescribed) 28 Aug 2022 rawshorty

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Very active. Also saw one winged one.

2 comments

JonLewis wrote:
   29 Aug 2022
Great photos, rawshorty!
rawshorty wrote:
   29 Aug 2022
Thanks, Jon. I wish the buggers would stand still. One day I will get the shots I really want.

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Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Nov 2022 by rawshorty Lepidoscia adelopis, annosella and similar species (A Case moth) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 13 Jun 2022 by rawshorty Papyrius sp (undescribed) (Hairy Coconut Ant) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 12 Jun 2022 by rawshorty Papyrius sp (undescribed) (Hairy Coconut Ant) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 24 Mar 2022 by rawshorty Arthropodium fimbriatum (Nodding Chocolate Lily) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by RodDeb Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by RodDeb Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty Araneus circulissparsus (species group) (Speckled Orb-weaver) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty Paropsisterna beata (Blessed Leaf Beetle) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty Paropsisterna octosignata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty Paropsis sp. (genus) (A leaf beetle) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty Spondyliaspis plicatuloides (Shell Lerps) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by rawshorty Lasiopsylla sp. (genus) (Psyllid or Lerp insect) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by rawshorty Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by rawshorty Bothriomutilla rugicollis (Mutillid wasp or 'Velvet ant') at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 22 Dec 2021 by regeraghty Eucalyptus blakelyi (Blakely's Red Gum) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by MichaelMulvaney Linaria pelisseriana (Pelisser's Toadflax) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR Rhuma (genus) (A Geometer moth) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 18 Oct 2021 by Mike Vittadinia cuneata var. cuneata (Fuzzy New Holland Daisy) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 12 Oct 2021 by Mike Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Oct 2021 by regeraghty Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by Mike Bossiaea prostrata (Creeping bossiaea) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 27 Sep 2021 by Harrisi
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Nov 2022 by rawshorty
Lepidoscia adelopis, annosella and similar species (A Case moth) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 13 Jun 2022 by rawshorty
Papyrius sp (undescribed) (Hairy Coconut Ant) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 12 Jun 2022 by rawshorty
Papyrius sp (undescribed) (Hairy Coconut Ant) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 24 Mar 2022 by rawshorty
Arthropodium fimbriatum (Nodding Chocolate Lily) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by RodDeb
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by RodDeb
Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty
Araneus circulissparsus (species group) (Speckled Orb-weaver) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty
Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty
Paropsisterna beata (Blessed Leaf Beetle) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty
Paropsisterna octosignata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty
Paropsis sp. (genus) (A leaf beetle) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty
Spondyliaspis plicatuloides (Shell Lerps) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by rawshorty
Lasiopsylla sp. (genus) (Psyllid or Lerp insect) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by rawshorty
Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by rawshorty
Bothriomutilla rugicollis (Mutillid wasp or 'Velvet ant') at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 22 Dec 2021 by regeraghty
Eucalyptus blakelyi (Blakely's Red Gum) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by MichaelMulvaney
Linaria pelisseriana (Pelisser's Toadflax) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR
Rhuma (genus) (A Geometer moth) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 18 Oct 2021 by Mike
Vittadinia cuneata var. cuneata (Fuzzy New Holland Daisy) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 12 Oct 2021 by Mike
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Oct 2021 by regeraghty
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by Mike
Bossiaea prostrata (Creeping bossiaea) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 27 Sep 2021 by Harrisi

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 26 Aug 2022 02:24 PM Recorded on
  • rawshorty Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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