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Myrmecia pyriformis

A Bull ant at Jerrabomberra, NSW

Myrmecia pyriformis at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 18 Nov 2021
Myrmecia pyriformis at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 18 Nov 2021
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Identification history

Myrmecia pyriformis 25 Nov 2021 JonLewis
Myrmecia pyriformis 25 Nov 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Myrmecia sp. (genus) 18 Nov 2021 Steve_Bok

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Large Bull Ant (Myrmecia), approx 30mm long. Two ants spotted on eucalypt trunk at night. At the time I assumed this was a species I had recorded previously so I didn’t give it much attention, but now I’m not certain as several species seem somewhat similar. Hopefully photos good enough for an ID.

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Arum italicum (Italian Arum) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 6 Sep 2022 by Steve_Bok Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 4 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok Uperoleia laevigata (Smooth Toadlet) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 15 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Polyrhachis femorata (A spiny ant) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 15 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Anisolabididae (family) (Unidentified wingless earwig) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 4 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Rayieria acaciae (Acacia-spotting bug) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 4 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 3 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Aporocera (Aporocera) haematodes (A case bearing leaf beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 22 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok Pterohelaeus sp. (genus) (Pie-dish beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 18 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok Rhapsa suscitatalis (Wedged Rhapsa) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 18 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok Laxta sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 18 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok Trichosurus vulpecula (Common Brushtail Possum) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 18 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 18 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok Platisus sp. (genus) (Flat bark beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 18 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 12 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok Gryllacrididae (family) (Unidentified Raspy Cricket) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 12 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok Helpis minitabunda (Threatening jumping spider) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 12 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 12 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok Merocroca automima (Chezala group) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 12 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 12 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok Lampona cylindrata (White-tailed Spider) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 3 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 3 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok Camponotus claripes (Pale-legged sugar ant) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 3 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok Acridotheres tristis (Common Myna) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 16 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok Paropsisterna beata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok Clubiona sp. (genus) (Unidentified Stout Sac Spider) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok
Arum italicum (Italian Arum) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 6 Sep 2022 by Steve_Bok
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 4 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Uperoleia laevigata (Smooth Toadlet) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 15 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Polyrhachis femorata (A spiny ant) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 15 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Anisolabididae (family) (Unidentified wingless earwig) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 4 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Rayieria acaciae (Acacia-spotting bug) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 4 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 3 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Aporocera (Aporocera) haematodes (A case bearing leaf beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 22 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok
Pterohelaeus sp. (genus) (Pie-dish beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 18 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok
Rhapsa suscitatalis (Wedged Rhapsa) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 18 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok
Laxta sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 18 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok
Trichosurus vulpecula (Common Brushtail Possum) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 18 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok
Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 18 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok
Platisus sp. (genus) (Flat bark beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 18 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok
Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 12 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok
Gryllacrididae (family) (Unidentified Raspy Cricket) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 12 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok
Helpis minitabunda (Threatening jumping spider) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 12 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok
Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 12 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok
Merocroca automima (Chezala group) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 12 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok
Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 12 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok
Lampona cylindrata (White-tailed Spider) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 3 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 3 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok
Camponotus claripes (Pale-legged sugar ant) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 3 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok
Acridotheres tristis (Common Myna) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 16 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok
Paropsisterna beata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok
Clubiona sp. (genus) (Unidentified Stout Sac Spider) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Oct 2021 by Steve_Bok

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 18 Nov 2021 09:45 PM Recorded on
  • Steve_Bok Recorded by

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