Rattle ant assumes a rattling pose. Woodgate, Qld.
Golden spiny ant tries to clean insect repellant off her feet. Woodgate, Qld.
Major and minor camponotus ants hide in a rotting log, Woodgate, Qld.
Brachyponera V Rhytidoponera (aka Green-head Ant). Woodgate, Qld.
Stunning metallic hues of the Rhytidoponera metallica group. Kyogle, NSW.
Green Spiny Ant
Polyrhachis lydiae worker ant. Kyogle, NSW.
Aphid Ant Farm III
Tiny ginger ants (possibly Plagiolepis sp.) fuss over a colony of aphids. Kyogle, NSW.
Aphid Ant Farm II
Aphid Ant Farm
Myrmecia queen ant gathers large pieces of leaf litter to help disguise her new nest entrance. Kyogle, NSW.
Bare-shouldered Golden Ant
Spiny golden ant (Possibly Polyrhachis daemeli) has no hairs on her shoulders. Deepwater, Qld.
Golden Saddle Ant
The splendid and evasive Polyrhachis machaon pauses to clean her antenna after running around madly on my arm. Deepwater, Qld.
The very active and distinctive Polyrhachis machaon runs over drought parched grass. Deepwater, Qld.
Silver Saddled Golden Spiny Ant
Polyrhachis spiny ant on Hibiscus. Deepwater, Qld.
Queen Ant Feeding
Unmated queen ant stops to feed on a leaf nectary. Deepwater, Qld.