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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Myrmecia tarsata

Bull ant or Bulldog ant at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

2 images

Myrmecia tarsata at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 15 Jan 2017
Myrmecia tarsata at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 15 Jan 2017

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Myrmecia tarsata 22 Feb 2017 KimPullen
Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Myrmecia tarsata 22 Feb 2017 KimPullen
Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group 19 Jan 2017 David

2 comments

KimPullen wrote:
   22 Feb 2017
M. tarsata is more slender and has longer legs than the pilosula-group bull ants, and the abdomen is smooth and shining. It is also bigger (although the pictures don't show that).
David wrote:
   24 Feb 2017
Thanks Kim!

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Xylobolus illudens (Purplish Stereum) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 19 Jun 2019
Calocera sp. (A stagshorn fungus) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 19 Jun 2019
Dacryopinax spathularia (TBC) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 19 Jun 2019
Pycnoptilus floccosus (Pilotbird) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 19 Jun 2019
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 19 Jun 2019
Dipodium roseum (Rosy hyacinth orchid) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2018
Daviesia ulicifolia (Gorse Bitter Pea) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 27 Oct 2018
Exocarpos strictus (Dwarf Cherry) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 8 Jul 2018
Dipodium roseum (Rosy hyacinth orchid) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 23 Jan 2017
Atrapsalta furcilla (Southern Mountain Squeaker) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 15 Jan 2017
Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 15 Jan 2017
Stylidium armeria subsp. armeria (Trigger plant) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 15 Nov 2014
Dipodium roseum (Rosy hyacinth orchid) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 13 Jan 2014

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  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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