Dolly and the Lerps
Dolichoderus ant tends her little lerp factory on a gum leaf. There is a clutch of tiny orange eggs directly under the ant. Girraween NP, Qld.
Golden Dolly Ant
Golden tailed Dolichoderus ants tend lerps on a gum leaf. Girraween NP, Qld.
Browsing Ants V
Lepisiota frauenfeldi in a captive colony at Biosecurity Queensland. Moggill, Qld.
Browsing Ants IV
Browsing Ants III
Browsing Ants II
Browsing Ants I
Fighting Not Kissing
Little meat ants gather for a brawl. Kyogle, NSW.
Nest is Full
Tiny black ants stuff their nest full of queen Aphaenogaster ants (Funnel Ants) after recent heavy rains. Kyogle, NSW.
Funnel Ant Queen
Aphaenogaster workers escort a new queen. Kyogle, NSW.
A winged Rhytidoponera male recently emerged from his nest. Kyogle, NSW.
Aphaenogaster ants defend the entrance to their nest. A line of foraging meat ants are passing nearby and the funnel ants are about to produce a mass of winged ants. Kyogle, NSW.
Funnel Ants Fix Funnels
A couple of worker ants are rebuilding the tunnel entrance to their nest after heavy rain. Kyogle, NSW.
Black Rhytidoponera Ant
Beautiful black Rhytidoponera ant carries a bug back to the nest. Winton, Qld.
Green Head and Tiny Ant
Green head worker ant (Rhytidoponera sp.) carries a much smaller ant. Boondooma, Qld.
Green head worker (Rhytidoponera sp.) carrying her fellow worker ant. Boondooma Dam, Qld.