Ants on Wallum
Tiny ants navigate tunnels and valleys they've made in Wallum (Banksia) tree bark. Coonarr, Qld.
Rattle ant (Polyrhachis sp.) forages inside a grevillea seed pod. Woodgate, Qld.
Aaaaaawwwwww. Woodgate, Qld.
Tetramorium Worker II
Tiny Tetramorium worker ant guards the brood after her nest is disturbed. Woodgate, Qld.
Ginger Ant Brood
Tiny Tetramorium worker ant moves a pupa after her nest is disturbed. Woodgate, Qld.
Golden Spur Polly Ant
Very hirsute Polyrhachis ant has a stunning golden spur on her foreleg. Woodgate, Qld.
Gold or Silver?
Spiny golden ant looks more like silver thann gold. Woodgate, Qld.
Crematogaster ant pulls at some green goo which could be poop or the remains of a caterpillar or other insect. Woodgate, Qld.
Major Colobopsis III
Portrait of a major worker of Colobopsis sp. ants on a tree trunk. Woodgate, Qld.
Major Colobopsis II
Colobopsis Minor Worker II
A muscular Colobopsis minor worker ant. Woodgate, Qld.
Colobopsis Minor Worker
Portrait of a Colobopsis minor worker on a tree trunk. Woodgate, Qld.
Major and minor workers of Colobopsis sp. ants. The majors have cute pug noses for plugging the nest entrance while the minor workers explore outside the nest. Woodgate, Qld.
Blunt-nosed colobopsis workers at their nest entrance. One may or may not have been damaged by the photographer and was not allowed back in the nest. Woodgate, Qld.