Nest In A Gall
Monomorium sydneyense worker at the nest entrance in a gall on a gum tree. Woodgate, Qld.
A winged queen ant (Possibly Monomorium sp.) looks for a mate. Woodgate, Qld.
Tiny worker and sorts the trash from the sand around her nest. Woodgate, Qld.
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.
Colobopsis major still walking after an injury which removed the bulk of her gaster. Woodgate, Qld.
Hey, Look at my Poop!
Dolichoderus worker ant meets another on the way back to her nest. Woodgate, Qld.
Dolichoderus worker ant carries a poop home. Woodgate, Qld.
I can't remember if these ants were at the nest entrance or if they were foraging. Woodgate, Qld.
Common small meat ants at their nest entrance. Woodgate, Qld.
Wingless queen wandering over grains of sand, foraging or looking for a new nest site. Woodgate, Qld.
Tiny worker ant (Poss. Pheidole sp.) removes a large grain of sand from the nest. Woodgate, Qld.
Cardiocondyla ants around a food store. Woodgate, Qld.
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.