Secret Ant Business
Crematogaster ants in the underneath of a Lemon Myrtle flower doing things to strange looking things. Kyogle, NSW.
Ants often share food with each other, here they transfer nectar inside a red Hibiscus flower. Kyogle, NSW.
Leptomyrmex Vs Honey Bee
Leptomyrmex ant drags a honey bee carcass home for dinner. Or something. Girraween, Qld.
Ant on Grass Tree
Hairy Crematogaster ant on the flower of a grass tree. Girraween, Qld.
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.
Dolly and Her Lerp
Doli ant tests a lerp for honeydew. Psyllids build lerps to protect themselves and ants enhance that protection in return for honeydew. Girraween, 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.