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

Bull ant or Jack Jumper at Nicholls, ACT

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Myrmecia sp. (genus) at Nicholls, ACT - 7 Mar 2019
Myrmecia sp. (genus) at Nicholls, ACT - 7 Mar 2019
Myrmecia sp. (genus) at Nicholls, ACT - 7 Mar 2019

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Jon Lewis wrote:
   8 Mar 2019
Hi Alison, this is a bullant queen, possibly Myrmecia piliventris or Myrmecia fulvipes. The long mandibles and square shape of the head are pretty characteristic. Cheers, Jon

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Hemicloea (Family Gnaphosidae) + Family Trochanteriidae (A flat spider from a taxonomically diverse grouping of similar looking spiders) at Nicholls, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton Hyalarcta nigrescens (Ribbed Case Moth) at Nicholls, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton Phoracantha semipunctata (Common eucalypt longicorn) at Nicholls, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton Pterohelaeus striatopunctatus (Darkling beetle) at Nicholls, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton Chalcopteroides sp. (genus) (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Nicholls, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Nicholls, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Nicholls, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton Myrmecia nigriceps (Black-headed bull ant) at Nicholls, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton
Hemicloea (Family Gnaphosidae) + Family Trochanteriidae (A flat spider from a taxonomically diverse grouping of similar looking spiders) at Nicholls, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton
Hyalarcta nigrescens (Ribbed Case Moth) at Nicholls, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton
Phoracantha semipunctata (Common eucalypt longicorn) at Nicholls, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton
Pterohelaeus striatopunctatus (Darkling beetle) at Nicholls, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton
Chalcopteroides sp. (genus) (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Nicholls, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton
Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Nicholls, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Nicholls, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton
Myrmecia nigriceps (Black-headed bull ant) at Nicholls, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.080043-35.188843
  • Altitude 635.6m
  • Places Nicholls, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information


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