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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Myrmecia sp. (genus)

1 Bull ant or Jack Jumper at Red Hill Nature Reserve

2 images

Myrmecia sp. (genus) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2018
Myrmecia sp. (genus) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2018

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Myrmecia sp. (genus) 2 Jan 2019 Jon Lewis
Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Myrmecia sp. (genus) 31 Dec 2018 JackyF

Author's notes

Single bull ant determinedly dragging a European honey bee down to the base of this bursaria.

1 comment

Jon Lewis wrote:
   2 Jan 2019
Great photo Jacky! Could be a couple of species so will have to leave it at genus level. Cheers, Jon

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Nearby Sightings

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Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2018 Hoshihananomia leucosticta (Pintail or Tumbling flower beetle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2018 Nacaduba biocellata (Two-spotted Line-blue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2018 Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2018 Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2018 Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2018
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2018
Hoshihananomia leucosticta (Pintail or Tumbling flower beetle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2018
Nacaduba biocellata (Two-spotted Line-blue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2018
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2018
Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2018
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2018

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 31 Dec 2018 3:49 PM Recorded on
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