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Lioponera scenescens

9 Mitchell, ACT

Lioponera scenescens at Mitchell, ACT - 10 Nov 2022
Lioponera scenescens at Mitchell, ACT - 10 Nov 2022
Lioponera scenescens at Mitchell, ACT - 10 Nov 2022
Lioponera scenescens at Mitchell, ACT - 10 Nov 2022
Lioponera scenescens at Mitchell, ACT - 10 Nov 2022
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Identification history

Lioponera scenescens 12 Nov 2022 JonLewis
Unidentified 10 Nov 2022 trevorpreston

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Ants about 5mm on underside of small rock.

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JonLewis wrote:
   12 Nov 2022
Thanks Trevor - a new species for CNM! These ants are not often seen, though a few have been collected from Mulligan's Flat & Goorooyarroo NR. They are predators of other ants, but we know little about the Australian species. Cheers, Jon

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Paropsisterna octosignata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Mitchell, ACT - 18 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Paropsisterna octosignata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Mitchell, ACT - 18 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Trachymela sp. (genus) (Brown button beetle) at Mitchell, ACT - 18 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Elateridae (family) (Click Beetles) at Mitchell, ACT - 18 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Anzoplana trilineata (A Flatworm) at Mitchell, ACT - 10 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Wahlenbergia multicaulis (Tadgell's Bluebell) at Mitchell, ACT - 10 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Arctotheca calendula (Capeweed, Cape Dandelion) at Mitchell, ACT - 13 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Leptorhynchos squamatus subsp. squamatus (Scaly Buttons) at Mitchell, ACT - 13 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Mitchell, ACT - 13 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Hypochaeris glabra (Smooth Catsear) at Mitchell, ACT - 13 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Mitchell, ACT - 13 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Trifolium subterraneum (Subterranean Clover) at Mitchell, ACT - 13 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Acacia ulicifolia (Prickly Moses) at Mitchell, ACT - 26 Sep 2022 by trevorpreston
Perala viridis (Spring buzzer) at Mitchell, ACT - 26 Sep 2022 by trevorpreston
Bossiaea prostrata (Creeping bossiaea) at Mitchell, ACT - 26 Sep 2022 by trevorpreston
Perala viridis (Spring buzzer) at Mitchell, ACT - 26 Sep 2022 by trevorpreston
Hemiergis talbingoensis (Three-toed Skink) at Mitchell, ACT - 26 Sep 2022 by trevorpreston
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Mitchell, ACT - 26 Sep 2022 by trevorpreston
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Mitchell, ACT - 26 Sep 2022 by trevorpreston
Bossiaea prostrata (Creeping bossiaea) at Mitchell, ACT - 26 Sep 2022 by trevorpreston
Romulea rosea var. australis (Onion Grass) at Mitchell, ACT - 26 Sep 2022 by trevorpreston
Eucalyptus dives (Broad-leaved Peppermint) at Mitchell, ACT - 26 Sep 2022 by trevorpreston
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Mitchell, ACT - 26 Sep 2022 by trevorpreston
Daviesia genistifolia (Broom Bitter Pea) at Mitchell, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by tpreston
Apothechyla sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mitchell, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by tpreston
Paronychia brasiliana (Brazilian Whitlow) at Mitchell, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by tpreston
Helicoverpa (genus) (A bollworm) at Mitchell, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by tpreston
Lissanthe strigosa subsp. subulata (Peach Heath) at Mitchell, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by tpreston
Austroicetes pusilla (Grasshopper, Locust) at Mitchell, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by tpreston
Caledia captiva (grasshopper) at Mitchell, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by tpreston
Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Mitchell, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by tpreston
Calocephalus citreus (Lemon Beauty Heads) at Mitchell, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by tpreston
Paropsis sp. (genus) (A leaf beetle) at Mitchell, ACT - 17 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at Mitchell, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by tpreston
Lissanthe strigosa subsp. subulata (Peach Heath) at Mitchell, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by tpreston
Tasmanicosa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Tasmanicosa wolf spider) at Mitchell, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by tpreston
Leptorhynchos squamatus (Scaly Buttons) at Mitchell, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by tpreston
Myopsalta waterhousei (Smoky Buzzer) at Mitchell, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by tpreston
Lichen - foliose at Mitchell, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by tpreston
Acacia ulicifolia (Prickly Moses) at Mitchell, ACT - 22 Nov 2018 by michaelb
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Mitchell, ACT - 22 Nov 2018 by michaelb

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 10 Nov 2022 11:44 AM Recorded on
  • trevorpreston Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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