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Anting in Australia - 11 species (10 in pics)


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#1 Offline Licespray - Posted April 23 2017 - 11:21 PM

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Hey guys!

 

Went out for a couple hours yesterday just to look at what species are around. Mind you, i can't ID many just yet..All my "ID's" are mainly guesses based on pics..

 

Also, sorry for pic quality - it's all iphone..

 

Species not pictures but sighted: Opisthopsis rufithorax

 

Anyways! Here they are:

 

Iridimyrmex purpureus:

 

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Camponotus consobrinus:

 

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Rhytidoponera metallica:

 

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Myrmecia sp:

 

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Unknowns:

 

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Next:

 

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I think these next 2 are different species?:

 

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These next ones i'd never seen before (for both species, and the 2 above):

 

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And these large black ones?:

 

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And a big termite nest (1.5L bottle on top):

 

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#2 Offline Licespray - Posted April 23 2017 - 11:37 PM

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Oh, and heres where i was.

 

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#3 Offline fortysixandtwo - Posted April 24 2017 - 9:34 PM

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Cool pictures. Love seeing the ants Down Under. Jealous that you guys have Myrmecia. My all time favorite ants



#4 Offline CrazyLegs - Posted May 5 2017 - 11:54 AM

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Nice area and diversity of ants Licespray.

The little guys after the red bull ant are Iridomyrmex sp.

Then you have a Polyrhachis sp.

Then a Camponotus sp.

Then Aphaenogaster Possibly longiceps.

Then another Camponotus sp.

And the last black one is some sort of Ponerine.


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#5 Offline Licespray - Posted May 9 2017 - 10:46 PM

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Thanks, CrazyLegs. Really appreciate the ID's. I'll add them to the Flickr page.



#6 Offline Strides1987 - Posted December 25 2020 - 12:14 AM

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I think the last black one is Rytidoponera Punctiventris but I'd really like confirmation, I see it all the time




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