Camponotus consobrinus (Nocturnal sugar ant)

Nocturnal Sugar Ant, Camponotus consobrinus
Late February 2009
Shag Bay Reserve, Geilston Bay

Late November 2010
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart
“Milking” the sugary exudate from a leafhopper

Mid June 2011
Queens Domain, Hobart

Mid October 2011
Mount Wellington

Mid April 2011
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart
Queen of the Nocturnal Sugar Ants.  They shed their wings after mating.
Identification thanks to Farhan Bokhari