Ant / Bee / WaspCamponotus sp.

Unidentified sugar ant at Brogo, NSW

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Camponotus sp. at Brogo, NSW - 28 Dec 2016
Camponotus sp. at Brogo, NSW - 28 Dec 2016
Camponotus sp. at Brogo, NSW - 28 Dec 2016
Camponotus sp. at Brogo, NSW - 28 Dec 2016
Camponotus sp. at Brogo, NSW - 28 Dec 2016

Identification history

Ant / Bee / Wasp Camponotus sp. 6 Jan 2017 KimPullen Confirmed
Ant / Bee / Wasp Camponotus sp. 29 Dec 2016 MaxCampbellUltra Reporter - MaxCampbell has reported over 500 sightings! Suggested

1 comment

KimPullen wrote:
   6 Jan 2017
Agree with your comments, Max. I'll leave it as 'Camponotus sp.'.

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Nearby sightings

Polygala japonica at Brogo, NSW - 27 Nov 2016
Drosera peltata at Brogo, NSW - 13 Oct 2016
ASILIDAE at Brogo, NSW - 16 Jan 2015
Eurymela distincta at Brogo, NSW - 2 Jan 2011
Agaricus sp. at Brogo, NSW - 17 Mar 2007
Amanita sp. at Brogo, NSW - 17 Mar 2007
Fomitopsis lilacinogilva at Brogo, NSW - 2 Sep 2006
Xerula sp. at Brogo, NSW - 25 Jun 2006
Amauroderma rude at Brogo, NSW - 28 Jan 2006
Argiope keyserlingi at Brogo, NSW - 6 Jan 2006
Coprinus micaceus at Brogo, NSW - 4 Dec 2005
Argoctenus sp. at Brogo, NSW - 3 Oct 2005
Polygala japonica at Brogo, NSW - 27 Nov 2016
Drosera peltata at Brogo, NSW - 13 Oct 2016
ASILIDAE at Brogo, NSW - 16 Jan 2015
Eurymela distincta at Brogo, NSW - 2 Jan 2011
Agaricus sp. at Brogo, NSW - 17 Mar 2007
Amanita sp. at Brogo, NSW - 17 Mar 2007
Fomitopsis lilacinogilva at Brogo, NSW - 2 Sep 2006
Xerula sp. at Brogo, NSW - 25 Jun 2006
Amauroderma rude at Brogo, NSW - 28 Jan 2006
Argiope keyserlingi at Brogo, NSW - 6 Jan 2006
Coprinus micaceus at Brogo, NSW - 4 Dec 2005
Argoctenus sp. at Brogo, NSW - 3 Oct 2005

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  • Coordinates 149.758523-36.576232

Sighting information

  • Camponotus sp. Scientific name
  • Unidentified sugar ant Common name
  • Brogo, NSW Location
  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • MaxCampbell Recorded by
  • 28 Dec 2016 Recorded on
  • Website Reported via
  • Notes:
    Hi Kim, This one seems interesting; I found their nest while splitting firewood. (Acacia mearnsii collected on our place) The ant looks like Camponotus nigriceps, but has three distinctive silver stripes on the abdomen and builds a mud gallery nest inside the tree trunk. The best I could do for a possible ID match was: http://www.alexanderwild.com/Ants/Taxonomic-List-of-Ant-Genera/Camponotus/i-H6zHZVc/A

Sensitivity key

  • Highly sensitive
  • Sensitive
  • Not sensitive

Conservation key

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

Camponotus sp. locations

Camponotus sp. has been recorded at:

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