Ant / Bee / WaspLeptomyrmex erythrocephalus

Spider ant at Brogo, NSW

Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus at Brogo, NSW - 21 May 2012

Identification history

Ant / Bee / Wasp Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus 9 Sep 2016 KimPullen Confirmed
Unidentified 7 Sep 2016 MaxCampbellUltra Reporter - MaxCampbell has reported over 500 sightings! Pending ID

2 comments

KimPullen wrote:
   9 Sep 2016
Correct: Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus.
KimPullen wrote:
   9 Sep 2016
The ants are tending a population of Ceroplastes destructor (White wax scale).

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Nearby sightings

No sightings found.

  • Coordinates 149.765067-36.576077

Sighting information

Sensitivity key

  • Highly sensitive
  • Sensitive
  • Not sensitive

Conservation key

  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Rare Native
  • Local Native
  • Non-local Native
  • Exotic
  • Noxious Pest
  • Locally Extinct

Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus locations

Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus has been recorded at:

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