Camponotus consobrinus

2 Banded sugar ant at Acton, ACT

Camponotus consobrinus at Acton, ACT - 6 Oct 2022
Camponotus consobrinus at Acton, ACT - 6 Oct 2022
Camponotus consobrinus at Acton, ACT - 6 Oct 2022
Camponotus consobrinus at Acton, ACT - 6 Oct 2022
Camponotus consobrinus at Acton, ACT - 6 Oct 2022
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Identification history

Camponotus consobrinus 10 Oct 2022 JonLewis
Iridomyrmex purpureus 7 Oct 2022 TimL

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The sequence of images shows a lone meat ant futilely trying to clear water drops from its body, legs and antennae during recent pouring rain. Sighted on a retaining wall at ANBG's Red Centre.

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JonLewis wrote:
   10 Oct 2022
Hi Tim, nice photos! Jon

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Inocybe violaceocaulis at Acton, ACT - 23 May 2024 by Heino1
Bolete sp. (Bolete sp.) at Acton, ACT - 17 May 2024 by Heino1
Inocybe violaceocaulis at ANBG - 17 May 2024 by TimL
Pseudoperga sp. (genus) (Sawfly, Spitfire) at ANBG - 17 May 2024 by TimL
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at ANBG - 15 May 2024 by TimL
Bolete sp. (Bolete sp.) at ANBG - 12 May 2024 by TimL
Bolete sp. (Bolete sp.) at ANBG - 12 May 2024 by TimL
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at ANBG - 2 May 2024 by HelenCross
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at ANBG - 9 Apr 2024 by HelenCross
Heteropsilopus sp. (genus) (A long legged fly) at ANBG - 8 Apr 2024 by AlisonMilton
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at ANBG - 20 Feb 2024 by Thurstan
Hyptiogaster sp. (genus) (A parasitic wasp) at ANBG - 16 Feb 2024 by Roger
Ellipsidion australe (Austral Ellipsidion cockroach) at ANBG - 13 Feb 2024 by SandraH
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at ANBG - 1 Feb 2024 by Thurstan
Amphylaeus morosus at ANBG - 1 Jan 2024 by JohnBundock
Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague Soldier Beetle) at ANBG - 20 Dec 2023 by Thurstan
Austrotephritis fuscata (A fruit fly) at ANBG - 24 Nov 2023 by YellowButton
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 7 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Canberra Central, ACT - 17 Oct 2023 by Christine
Rhagadolyra magnicornis (Lauxaniid fly) at Canberra Central, ACT - 2 Oct 2023 by Miranda
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Canberra Central, ACT - 30 Sep 2023 by NathanaelC
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Canberra Central, ACT - 21 Aug 2023 by RodDeb
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Acton, ACT - 21 Apr 2023 by Thurstan
Zonitis sp. (genus) (Oil beetle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by Roger
Anilios nigrescens (Blackish Blind Snake) at Acton, ACT - 4 Dec 2022 by MTranter
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Dec 2022 by roman_soroka
Lasioglossum sp. (genus) (Furrow Bee) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2022 by Miranda
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2022 by Miranda
Eleale sp. (genus) (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Nov 2022 by HelenCross
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 6 Nov 2022 by TimL
Acrididae sp. (family) (Unidentified Grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2022 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 15 Oct 2022 by TimL
Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at Acton, ACT - 6 Oct 2022 by TimL
Ischnotoma (Ischnotoma) eburnea (A Crane Fly) at Acton, ACT - 5 Oct 2022 by TimL
Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at Acton, ACT - 1 Oct 2022 by TimL
Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 25 Sep 2022 by TimL
Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Sep 2022 by TimL
Poecilometis strigatus (Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Acton, ACT - 19 Aug 2022 by TimL
Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 12 Aug 2022 by TimL
Cheiracanthium sp. (genus) (Unidentified Slender Sac Spider) at Acton, ACT - 12 Aug 2022 by TimL
Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) at Acton, ACT - 7 Aug 2022 by TimL
Bobilla sp. (genus) (A Small field cricket) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by TimL
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL
Oxychilus cellarius (Cellar Snail) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL
Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Caenoplana bicolor (Two-tone Planarian) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Cornu aspersum (Common Garden Snail) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL
Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Acton, ACT - 7 May 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Acton, ACT - 13 Apr 2022 by DonTaylor
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Acton, ACT - 13 Apr 2022 by HelenCross
Turneromyia sp. (genus) (Zebra spider wasp) at Acton, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by patrickcox
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL
Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by MarkT
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by MarkT
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by Roger
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by Roger
Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Turneromyia sp. (genus) (Zebra spider wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Zosteria sp. (genus) (Common brown robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague Soldier Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Ancita australis (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Staphylinidae (family) (Rove beetle) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Deliochus pulcher (Beautiful Deliochus spider) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Bembecinus sp. (genus) (A sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Chondropyga dorsalis (Cowboy beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Jan 2022 by TimL
Trichophthalma costalis (Tangle-vein fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by Roger
Brunotartessus fulvus (Yellow-headed Leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by TimL
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Eurymeloides bicincta (Gumtree hopper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by MarkT
Thereutria amaraca (Spine-legged Robber Fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2022 by Roger
Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2022 by TimL
Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2022 by TimL
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by NickiTaws
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB
Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB
Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2021 by Roger
Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Gold-tipped leafcutter bee) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by Roger
Bembecinus sp. (genus) (A sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by Roger
Sericophorus sp. (genus) (Sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by Roger
Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL
Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL
Symphypleona sp. (order) (Globular springtail) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Balta bicolor (A balta cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Megachile ferox (Resin bee) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by Roger
Tachysphex sp. (genus) (Unidentified Tachysphex sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by Roger
Pyrgotidae sp. (family) (A pyrgotid fly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by TimL
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by TimL
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by Roger

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  • 6 Oct 2022 10:56 AM Recorded on
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