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Home Insects Ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)

Myrmecia simillima

A Bull Ant at suppressed

Myrmecia simillima at suppressed - 14 Jan 2022
Myrmecia simillima at suppressed - 14 Jan 2022
Myrmecia simillima at suppressed - 14 Jan 2022
Myrmecia simillima at suppressed - 14 Jan 2022
Myrmecia simillima at suppressed - 14 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Myrmecia simillima 17 Jan 2022 JonLewis
Myrmecia simillima 15 Jan 2022 HelenCross

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2 comments

JonLewis wrote:
   17 Jan 2022
Good set of photos Helen - you can see everything you need to see to be pretty sure about the ID. Cheers, Jon
HelenCross wrote:
   17 Jan 2022
Thanks Jon, they're impressive big ants!

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 14 Jan 2022 08:44 AM Recorded on
  • HelenCross Recorded by

Additional information

  • Eucalypt Associated plant
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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