Formicidae (family)

1 Unidentified ant at ANBG

Formicidae (family) at ANBG - 7 Apr 2024
Formicidae (family) at ANBG - 7 Apr 2024
Formicidae (family) at ANBG - 7 Apr 2024
Formicidae (family) at ANBG - 7 Apr 2024
Formicidae (family) at ANBG - 7 Apr 2024
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Identification history

Formicidae (family) 10 Apr 2024 JonLewis
Unidentified 10 Apr 2024 TimL

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User's notes

The sequence of images shows a winged Queen ant with two winged males attempting to mate, one successfully. The winged Queen had a White Slug Mite attached just above the connection of her left wing to her body. The mite is shown in following sighting 4565991 for the record.

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JonLewis wrote:
   10 Apr 2024
Hi Tim, great set of photos. It looks like Notoncus, possibly Notoncus capitatus, but I'm not sure. Having a mite attached seems unfortunate - she must have only been out of the nest for a few hours, so it isn't a good start! Cheers, Jon

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Nearby sightings

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Symphypleona sp. (order) (Globular springtail) at ANBG - 10 May 2024 by TimL
Kuranda notata (Derbid planthopper) at ANBG - 10 May 2024 by TimL
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at ANBG - 5 May 2024 by TimL
Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill) at ANBG - 3 May 2024 by WHall
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at ANBG - 3 May 2024 by WHall
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at ANBG - 1 May 2024 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at ANBG - 30 Apr 2024 by TimL
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at ANBG - 30 Apr 2024 by TimL
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at ANBG - 26 Apr 2024 by Thurstan
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at ANBG - 19 Apr 2024 by TimL
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at ANBG - 11 Mar 2024 by Christine
Anthrax sp. (genus) (Unidentified Anthrax bee fly) at ANBG - 10 Jan 2024 by HelenCross
Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at ANBG - 10 Jan 2024 by HelenCross
Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at ANBG - 29 Dec 2023 by JohnBundock
Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at ANBG - 29 Dec 2023 by Christine
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at ANBG - 29 Dec 2023 by Christine
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at ANBG - 29 Dec 2023 by JohnBundock
Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at ANBG - 28 Dec 2023 by patrickcox
Maratus watagansi (Rainforest Peacock Spider) at ANBG - 27 Dec 2023 by patrickcox
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at ANBG - 27 Dec 2023 by patrickcox
Agaristinae (subfamily) (A Day-Flying Moth) at ANBG - 20 Dec 2023 by patrickcox
Austrosciapus sp. (genus) (Long-legged fly) at ANBG - 17 Dec 2023 by patrickcox
Eudonia cleodoralis (A Crambid moth) at Acton, ACT - 11 Oct 2023 by Pirom
Psychodidae sp. (family) (Moth Fly, Drain Fly) at Acton, ACT - 1 Oct 2023 by patrickcox
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 30 Sep 2023 by patrickcox
Psychodidae sp. (family) (Moth Fly, Drain Fly) at Acton, ACT - 30 Sep 2023 by patrickcox
Cetratus rubropunctatus (Long green crab spider) at Acton, ACT - 30 Sep 2023 by patrickcox
Maratus watagansi (Rainforest Peacock Spider) at Acton, ACT - 30 Sep 2023 by patrickcox
Maratus watagansi (Rainforest Peacock Spider) at Acton, ACT - 20 Sep 2023 by Harrisi
Temnosternus planiusculus (Longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 26 Apr 2023 by KorinneM
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2023 by regeraghty
Oncopeltus (Oncopeltus) sordidus (Milk vine bug) at Acton, ACT - 13 Mar 2023 by AlisonMilton
Orcus bilunulatus (Ladybird beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2023 by Cristy1676
Prostheclina amplior (Orange Jumping Spider) at Acton, ACT - 25 Feb 2023 by patrickcox
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
zz Polypore (shelf/hoof-like) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jan 2023 by HelenCross
Ancita crocogaster (Longhorn or Longicorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2023 by patrickcox
Maratus watagansi (Rainforest Peacock Spider) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2023 by Harrisi
Maratus watagansi (Rainforest Peacock Spider) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2023 by patrickcox
Maratus watagansi (Rainforest Peacock Spider) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2023 by patrickcox
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by HelenCross
Jalmenus evagoras (Imperial Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by HelenCross
Prostheclina amplior (Orange Jumping Spider) at Acton, ACT - 9 Dec 2022 by patrickcox
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 9 Dec 2022 by patrickcox
Prostheclina pallida (Orange jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2022 by patrickcox
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2022 by JohnBundock
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2022 by JohnBundock
Molytria perplexa (Bark Cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 12 Nov 2022 by TimL
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Acton, ACT - 19 Oct 2022 by JohnBundock
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Oct 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Oct 2022 by TimL
Calliphora ochracea (Reddish Brown blowfly) at Acton, ACT - 1 Oct 2022 by TimL
Stiromesostenus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Oct 2022 by TimL
Diemenia rubromarginata (Pink-margined bug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Aug 2022 by TimL
Australomimetus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Pirate spider) at Acton, ACT - 19 Aug 2022 by TimL
Leptocoris mitellatus (Leptocoris bug) at Acton, ACT - 6 Aug 2022 by TimL
Amblypelta nitida (Fruit-spotting bug) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jul 2022 by TimL
Ramaria sp. (A Coral fungus) at Acton, ACT - 26 Jun 2022 by TimL
Cleobora mellyi (Southern Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jun 2022 by TimL
Ectoneura sp. (genus) (Cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 18 Jun 2022 by TimL
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Acton, ACT - 18 Jun 2022 by TimL
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jun 2022 by TimL
Amblypelta nitida (Fruit-spotting bug) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by Roger
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL
Cetratus rubropunctatus (Long green crab spider) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jun 2022 by Roger
Australomisidia sp. (genus) (Flower spider) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jun 2022 by Roger
Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Stiromesostenus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Hirudinidae sp. (family) (A Striped Leech) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Cetratus rubropunctatus (Long green crab spider) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Hirudinidae sp. (family) (A Striped Leech) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Chrysopidae (family) (Unidentified Green lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by TimL
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Collembola sp. (class) (Springtail) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Protyora sterculiae (Kurrajong star psyllid) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2022 by TimL
Trombidiidae (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by TimL
Heteronympha paradelpha (Spotted Brown) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2022 by DavidForrester
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by rawshorty
Heteronympha paradelpha (Spotted Brown) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2022 by JohnBundock
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by TimL
Oxycanus (genus) (Unidentified Oxycanus moths) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok

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Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 7 Apr 2024 12:52 PM Recorded on
  • TimL Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Mixed Gender
  • Breeding behaviour Breeding behaviour
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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