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Native ants

Native ants

Native ants (Pachycondyla castanea) are widespread throughout the North Island and north of the South Island, where they live in rotten logs on the forest floor or under stones.

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George Gibbs, 'Insects – overview - Groups few in number', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 December 2023)

Story by George Gibbs, published 24 Sep 2007