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Green-headed Ant - Rhytidoponera metallica

Subfamily Ponerinae 

This page contains pictures and information about Green-head Ants that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 10mm 
This ant look very similar to the Green-headed Ant, could be the same species. They are black in colour, with metallic purple-green colour on head and body.   
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Photos were taken in Yimba Park on Oct 2007. The ant was foraging on leaves. 

1. What wasp is that? - An interactive identification guide to the Australasian families of Hymenoptera, 2007.

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The Red Imported Fire Ant, Solenopsis invicta, is a serious new pest which has been detected in Brisbane, Queensland. 
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