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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Myrmecia tarsata

Bull ant or Bulldog ant at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

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Myrmecia tarsata at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2017
Myrmecia tarsata at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2017

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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).
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   24 Feb 2017
Thanks Kim!

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 15 Jan 2017 Recorded on
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