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I suspect that this ant photographed in the Hinchinbrook Channel swamps on Myrmecodia beccarii is the highly invasive Big Headed Ant, Pheidole megacephala, a species that may be replacing the mutualist native ant species Philidris cordata. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pheidole_megacephala.

488b Myrmecodia beccarii "southern form" juvenile with ants.JPG]



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