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Golden-tailed Spiny Ant he Golden-tailed Spiny Ant, Polyrhachis ammon (length 6-8 mm) is one of several spiny ants with a bright golden gaster. The mesosoma has only one pair of strong spines at the rear. This species is common in open forest and woodland in coastal eastern Australia from north Queensland to Victoria. It nests in the ground under rocks and logs.<br />
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Golden-tailed Spiny Ant

he Golden-tailed Spiny Ant, Polyrhachis ammon (length 6-8 mm) is one of several spiny ants with a bright golden gaster. The mesosoma has only one pair of strong spines at the rear. This species is common in open forest and woodland in coastal eastern Australia from north Queensland to Victoria. It nests in the ground under rocks and logs.

https://www.qm.qld.gov.au/Explore/Find+out+about/Animals+of+Queensland/Insects/Ants/Common+species/Spiny+Ants

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Polyrhachis ammon is a formicine ant in the Polyrhachis genus.

Species identified by Calbost Niel
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By Calbost Niel

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Uploaded Oct 10, 2021. Captured Oct 10, 2021 11:17 in 32 Evans St, Lawson NSW 2783, Australia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/20.0
  • 1/160s
  • ISO1250
  • 105mm