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Myrmecia pyriformis

A Bull ant at Paddys River, ACT

Myrmecia pyriformis at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Apr 2022
Myrmecia pyriformis at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Apr 2022
Myrmecia pyriformis at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Apr 2022
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Identification history

Myrmecia pyriformis 8 May 2022 JonLewis
Myrmecia pyriformis 28 Apr 2022 jb2602

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jb2602 wrote:
   28 Apr 2022
Has lost one of its jaws

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Plantago debilis (Shade Plantain) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord Gynatrix pulchella (Hemp Bush) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord Lomatia myricoides (River Lomatia) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord Billardiera mutabilis (Climbing Apple Berry, Apple Berry, Snot Berry, Apple Dumblings, Changeable Flowered Billardiera) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord Hydrocotyle hirta (Hairy Pennywort) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord Polystichum proliferum (Mother Shield Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord Polystichum proliferum (Mother Shield Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord Blechnum nudum (Fishbone Water Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Jun 2023 by HelenCross Trichiales (Order) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Jun 2023 by HelenCross Labena sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Jan 2023 by patrickcox Trichalus sp. (genus) (Net-winged beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Nov 2022 by JohnBundock Physarum sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Aug 2022 by TimL Physarum sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Aug 2022 by TimL Physarum sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Aug 2022 by TimL Trentepohlia sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Aug 2022 by TimL Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Aug 2022 by TimL Antechinus agilis (Agile Antechinus) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jul 2022 by Ct1000 Trichiales (Order) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by TimL Mycena sp. (Mycena) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by TimL Trametes sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Jun 2022 by TimL zz Agaric (stemless) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Jun 2022 by TimL Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Jun 2022 by TimL Billardiera macrantha (Mountain Appleberry) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Jun 2022 by Tapirlord Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jun 2022 by JohnBundock Xylodon 'Schizopora group' at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jun 2022 by TimL Bisporella citrina (Yellow Fairy Cups or Lemon Discos) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jun 2022 by TimL Geranium sp. (Geranium) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jun 2022 by TimL Crepidotus sp. (Crepidotus) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jun 2022 by TimL Trametes sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jun 2022 by TimL Collembola sp. (class) (Springtail) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jun 2022 by TimL Olearia argophylla (Native Musk) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 May 2022 by MatthewFrawley Asplenium flabellifolium (Necklace Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 May 2022 by MatthewFrawley Polystichum proliferum (Mother Shield Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 May 2022 by MatthewFrawley Blechnum nudum (Fishbone Water Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 May 2022 by MatthewFrawley Lopidium concinnum (Moss) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by trevorpreston Fissidens sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by trevorpreston mycenoid at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by TimL Blechnum nudum (Fishbone Water Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston Daldinia group, spherical at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Aug 2021 by Detritivore Xylobolus illudens (Purplish Stereum) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Aug 2021 by RobG1 zz – ascomycetes - apothecial (Cup fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 May 2021 by Detritivore Fistulina sp. (A Beefsteak fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock Pycnoptilus floccosus (Pilotbird) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jun 2020 by Roger Cladonia sp. (genus) (Cup Lichen) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2020 by AaronClausen Mycena sp. (Mycena) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2020 by AaronClausen Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2020 by AaronClausen Corticioid fungi at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb Chiloscyphus sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb Pycnoptilus floccosus (Pilotbird) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 May 2020 by HelenCross Amanita xanthocephala (Vermilion grisette) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 May 2020 by SandraH Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 May 2020 by SandraH Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 May 2020 by SandraH Zacorus carus (Wingia group moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Dec 2019 by Marthijn Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Sep 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Jan 2017 by JohnBundock Menura novaehollandiae (Superb Lyrebird) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jan 2017 by JohnBundock Leucosarcia melanoleuca (Wonga Pigeon) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jan 2017 by JohnBundock Blechnum minus (Soft Water Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Nov 2014 by galah681
Plantago debilis (Shade Plantain) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Gynatrix pulchella (Hemp Bush) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Lomatia myricoides (River Lomatia) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Billardiera mutabilis (Climbing Apple Berry, Apple Berry, Snot Berry, Apple Dumblings, Changeable Flowered Billardiera) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Hydrocotyle hirta (Hairy Pennywort) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Polystichum proliferum (Mother Shield Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Polystichum proliferum (Mother Shield Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Blechnum nudum (Fishbone Water Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Jun 2023 by HelenCross
Trichiales (Order) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Jun 2023 by HelenCross
Labena sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Jan 2023 by patrickcox
Trichalus sp. (genus) (Net-winged beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Nov 2022 by JohnBundock
Physarum sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Aug 2022 by TimL
Physarum sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Aug 2022 by TimL
Physarum sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Aug 2022 by TimL
Trentepohlia sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Aug 2022 by TimL
Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Aug 2022 by TimL
Antechinus agilis (Agile Antechinus) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jul 2022 by Ct1000
Trichiales (Order) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by TimL
Mycena sp. (Mycena) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by TimL
Trametes sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Jun 2022 by TimL
zz Agaric (stemless) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Jun 2022 by TimL
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Jun 2022 by TimL
Billardiera macrantha (Mountain Appleberry) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Jun 2022 by Tapirlord
Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jun 2022 by JohnBundock
Xylodon 'Schizopora group' at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jun 2022 by TimL
Bisporella citrina (Yellow Fairy Cups or Lemon Discos) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jun 2022 by TimL
Geranium sp. (Geranium) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jun 2022 by TimL
Crepidotus sp. (Crepidotus) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jun 2022 by TimL
Trametes sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jun 2022 by TimL
Collembola sp. (class) (Springtail) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jun 2022 by TimL
Olearia argophylla (Native Musk) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 May 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Asplenium flabellifolium (Necklace Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 May 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Polystichum proliferum (Mother Shield Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 May 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Blechnum nudum (Fishbone Water Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 May 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Lopidium concinnum (Moss) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by trevorpreston
Fissidens sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by trevorpreston
mycenoid at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by TimL
Blechnum nudum (Fishbone Water Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Daldinia group, spherical at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Aug 2021 by Detritivore
Xylobolus illudens (Purplish Stereum) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Aug 2021 by RobG1
zz – ascomycetes - apothecial (Cup fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 May 2021 by Detritivore
Fistulina sp. (A Beefsteak fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock
Pycnoptilus floccosus (Pilotbird) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jun 2020 by Roger
Cladonia sp. (genus) (Cup Lichen) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2020 by AaronClausen
Mycena sp. (Mycena) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2020 by AaronClausen
Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2020 by AaronClausen
Corticioid fungi at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Chiloscyphus sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Pycnoptilus floccosus (Pilotbird) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 May 2020 by HelenCross
Amanita xanthocephala (Vermilion grisette) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 May 2020 by SandraH
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 May 2020 by SandraH
Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 May 2020 by SandraH
Zacorus carus (Wingia group moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Dec 2019 by Marthijn
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Sep 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Jan 2017 by JohnBundock
Menura novaehollandiae (Superb Lyrebird) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jan 2017 by JohnBundock
Leucosarcia melanoleuca (Wonga Pigeon) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jan 2017 by JohnBundock
Blechnum minus (Soft Water Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Nov 2014 by galah681

Location information

Species information

  • Myrmecia pyriformis Scientific name
  • A Bull ant Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 5 Apr 2022 12:28 PM Recorded on
  • jb2602 Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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