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Monthly Archive for April, 2018

In to the light #2.

Another batch of assorted insects that came to the moth light in the box/ironbark bush, starting with a bulldog ant, one of the many that roam the illuminated area in search of sustenance. Ant Spiders, (Zodariidae) live with ants, mimicking their behaviour. They often wander across the ground sheet, this was a very attractive possible […]

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Sugar Ants are moving up and down constantly, gathering nectar from the flowers and honey dew from hoppers up in the canopy. A lot come to grief, and can be seen snared in spider webs. This one has been harvested by an ant in the Rhytidoponera genus. In the process of gathering these pictures a […]

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