Formicidae (family)

Unidentified ant at Namadgi National Park

Formicidae (family) at Namadgi National Park - 17 Nov 2023
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Identification history

Formicidae (family) 20 Nov 2023 JonLewis
Formicidae (family) 20 Nov 2023 michaelb
Unidentified 17 Nov 2023 Jubeyjubes

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Sorry for poor photo. This beastie looked like a cross between a praying mantis and an ant. Reasonably large, red head


michaelb wrote:
   20 Nov 2023
Suggestion made so Ant moderator will see it.
JonLewis wrote:
   20 Nov 2023
If I had to bet on it, my money would be on Leptomyrmex, but can't be sure. Cheers, Jon
Jubeyjubes wrote:
   20 Nov 2023

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  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 17 Nov 2023 11:34 AM Recorded on
  • Jubeyjubes Recorded by

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  • Other activity Insect behaviour on flower
  • Alive / healthy Animal health
  • Cassinia sp. Associated plant
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • False Pollinator Insect on Flower

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