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  Spiny Ant (Polyrhachis sp1)





Spiny Ant | Polyrhachis sp1 photo
Silver Spiny Ant - unknown species found on low foliage.

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Spiny Ant | Polyrhachis sp1 photo
Silver Spiny Ant - unknown species

Photograph copyright: ozwildlife - all rights reserved. Used with permission.



SPINY ANT FACTS

Identification
The body of this Spiny Ant is silver and black - species unknown.

Size
8mm



Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Formicidae
Genus:Polyrhachis
Species:sp1
Common Name:Spiny Ant

Relatives in same Genus
  Golden-tailed Spiny Ant (P. ammon)
  Dome-backed Spiny Ant (P. australis)
  Spiny Ant (P. unknown species)