Papyrius sp. (genus)

A Coconut Ant at Red Hill Nature Reserve

Papyrius sp. (genus) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 May 2024
Papyrius sp. (genus) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 May 2024
Papyrius sp. (genus) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 May 2024
Papyrius sp. (genus) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 May 2024
Papyrius sp. (genus) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 May 2024
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Identification history

Papyrius sp. (genus) 24 May 2024 JonLewis
Papyrius sp. (genus) 24 May 2024 LisaH

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I'm assuming a coconut ant, given the casing structure? Of note - the casing was only around young branches of this wattle - there was no casing leading from the ground to the branches

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JonLewis wrote:
   24 May 2024
Thanks for the great photos and notes Lisa. Cheers, Jon
LisaH wrote:
   24 May 2024
My pleasure - always interesting.

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  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 24 May 2024 01:47 PM Recorded on
  • LisaH Recorded by

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

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