Slender ant moves grains of sand out of the nest in an endless battle with the wind. Woodgate, Qld.
Black Stink Bug
Portrait of a black stink bug. Oxley Creek, Qld.
Melophorus Major Worker
Melophorus major worker carries sand and debris out of the nest. Mitchell, Qld.
Melophorus minor worker checks out the photographer at her nest entrance. Mitchell, Qld.
Melophorus Minor Workers
Melophorus minor workers move sand out of their nest. Mitchell, Qld.
A prawn-like amphipod trying to bury itself in sand. Cow Bay, Qld.
Rhytidoponera worker ant removes unwated sand and debris from her nest. Woodgate, Qld.
Red and black metallic bug nymph wandering around on the beach. Woodgate Beach, Qld.
Crab and Sand Ball
One of those little balls of sand you see on the beach provides some protection for a baby crab. Woodgate Beach, Qld.
Tiny sand crab is very well camouflaged. Woodgate Beach, Qld.
Female Bembix sand wasp removes some unwated material from the nest she is digging. Woodgate Beach, Qld.
Beach Rove Beetle
Rove beetle near its nest entrance on the beach. Woodgate, Qld.
A Brachyponera worker ant moves a pupa to safety after her nest is disturbed by the photographer. Woodgate, Qld.
Brachyponera worker ant at one of her nest's entrances found under a rotting log. Woodgate, Qld.