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Large Golden Spiny Ant - Polyrhachis (Hagiomyrma) sp.

Subfamily Formicinae

This page contains pictures and information about Large Golden Spiny Ants that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 16mm
This ant has the golden spiny body. It is quite a large ant with head and thorax gold in colour. Its abdomen is dark metallic blue.  
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We saw this ant a few time.  
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Above photos were taken in Karawatha Forest Oct 2007. We saw two ants they were wandering on a large gum tree trunk.
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1. Polyrhachis (spiny ants) -, 2005.

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Fire Ants - We are suffering the Fire Ants problem. 
The Red Imported Fire Ant, Solenopsis invicta, is a serious new pest which has been detected in Brisbane, Queensland. 
They can be the greatest ecological threat to Australia. More information please visit our Government Fire Ants web site.

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