Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group

Jack jumper at Michelago, NSW

Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group at Michelago, NSW - 22 Dec 2018
Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group at Michelago, NSW - 22 Dec 2018
Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group at Michelago, NSW - 22 Dec 2018
Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group at Michelago, NSW - 22 Dec 2018
Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group at Michelago, NSW - 22 Dec 2018
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Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group 10 Apr 2019 JonLewis
Myrmecia sp. (genus) 10 Apr 2019 JonLewis
Myrmecia sp. (genus) 8 Apr 2019 Illilanga

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Private property. No public access without permission. These ants were busy cleaning out after a rain storm. I can confirm they jump!

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JonLewis wrote:
   11 Apr 2019
Great photos again, thanks Illilanga!
Illilanga wrote:
   11 Apr 2019
Thanks Jon! Ants are very photogenic. ;) Cheers, Sandra

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Trapezites eliena (Orange Ochre) at Michelago, NSW - 19 Dec 2019 by Illilanga
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  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 22 Dec 2018 04:43 PM Recorded on
  • Illilanga Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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