Papyrius sp. (genus)

1 A Coconut Ant at Mount Mugga Mugga

Papyrius sp. (genus) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 15 May 2024
Papyrius sp. (genus) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 15 May 2024
Papyrius sp. (genus) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 15 May 2024
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Papyrius sp. (genus) 15 May 2024 JonLewis
Papyrius sp. (genus) 15 May 2024 Mike

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Covered trail 3m up tree then under bark.

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Mike wrote:
   15 May 2024
I usually see coconut ants on logs or stumps, not often climbing large trees. Survey for proposed crematorium on Mugga Lane found the ants on seven trees but made no mention of logs; I found ants on logs just outside the site.
JonLewis wrote:
   15 May 2024
Thanks for the notes Mike. Cheers, Jon

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  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 15 May 2024 04:39 PM Recorded on
  • Mike Recorded by

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  • Less than 5mm Animal size
  • False Pollinator Insect on Flower

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