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Myrmecia simillima

A Bull Ant at Paddys River, ACT

Myrmecia simillima at Paddys River, ACT - 10 May 2022
Myrmecia simillima at Paddys River, ACT - 10 May 2022
Myrmecia simillima at Paddys River, ACT - 10 May 2022
Myrmecia simillima at Paddys River, ACT - 10 May 2022
Myrmecia simillima at Paddys River, ACT - 10 May 2022
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Identification history

Myrmecia simillima 12 May 2022 AlisonMilton
Unidentified 12 May 2022 TimL

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Isoodon obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Apr 2022 by TomW Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Apr 2022 by patrickcox Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Mar 2022 by Ozflyfisher Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Feb 2022 by TimL Biziura lobata (Musk Duck) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Feb 2022 by SimoneC Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by TimL Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by rawshorty Lamprima aurata (Golden stag beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by Christine Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by Christine Anax papuensis (Australian Emperor) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by JohnBundock Gerygone olivacea (White-throated Gerygone) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by RodDeb Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by Chris Appleton Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jul 2021 by Christine Aquarius antigone (Water strider, pond skater) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Habronestes sp. (genus) (An ant-eating spider) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by Christine Dolichoderus scabridus (Dolly ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by Christine Nascioides parryi (a jewel beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by Christine Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Dec 2020 by RodDeb Opodiphthera eucalypti (Emperor Gum Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by galah681 Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Sep 2020 by ClubFED Myrmecia tarsata (Bull ant or Bulldog ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Aug 2020 by TimL Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Jul 2020 by Cpiiroinen Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jun 2020 by Bernadette Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Jun 2020 by JohnBundock Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Jun 2020 by RodDeb Anseranas semipalmata (Magpie Goose) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 May 2020 by JackyF Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 May 2020 by JackyF Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Paddys River, ACT - 26 May 2020 by Christine Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Paddys River, ACT - 26 May 2020 by Christine Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Nov 2019 by RodDeb Biziura lobata (Musk Duck) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Aug 2019 by jbromilow50 Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jul 2019 by JackyF Chlorophyllum/Macrolepiota sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 24 May 2019 by Christine Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by RodDeb Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by RodDeb Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by RodDeb Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by RodDeb Lamprima aurata (Golden stag beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Jan 2019 by JohnBundock Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Dec 2018 by RodDeb Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Nov 2018 by Judith Roach Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Nov 2018 by AaronClausen Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Nov 2018 by AaronClausen Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Oct 2018 by Chris Appleton Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Sep 2018 by AlisonMilton Corvus coronoides (Australian Raven) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Aug 2018 by RodDeb Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Apr 2018 by RodDeb Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Dec 2017 by RodDeb Eucalyptus rubida subsp. rubida (Candlebark) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Dec 2017 by RodDeb Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 May 2017 by RodDeb Jalmenus evagoras (Imperial Hairstreak) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Jan 2017 by RodDeb Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2017 by AaronClausen Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2017 by AaronClausen Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2017 by AaronClausen Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Dec 2016 by JohnBundock Jalmenus evagoras (Imperial Hairstreak) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Dec 2016 by JohnBundock Pterohelaeus sp. (genus) (Pie-dish beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Oct 2016 by RodDeb Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Oct 2016 by David Anas gracilis (Grey Teal) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Aug 2016 by RodDeb Biziura lobata (Musk Duck) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Jun 2016 by roymcd Dermocybe austroveneta (Green Skinhead) at Paddys River, ACT - 26 Jun 2016 by RyuCallaway Haliaeetus leucogaster (White-bellied Sea-Eagle) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 May 2016 by JohnBundock Ardea pacifica (White-necked Heron) at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Apr 2016 by JohnBundock Haliastur sphenurus (Whistling Kite) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Mar 2016 by JohnBundock Jalmenus evagoras (Imperial Hairstreak) at Paddys River, ACT - 26 Feb 2016 by JohnBundock Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2016 by ArcherCallaway Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2016 by ArcherCallaway Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Paddys River, ACT - 26 Nov 2015 by galah681 Anas gracilis (Grey Teal) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Nov 2015 by galah681 Uperoleia laevigata (Smooth Toadlet) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Oct 2015 by RyuCallaway Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Aug 2013 by galah681 Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Sep 2012 by Christine Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Jul 2012 by galah681 Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2012 by HarveyPerkins Scolopendromorpha (order) (A centipede) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Nov 2010 by galah681 Biziura lobata (Musk Duck) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Jun 2009 by galah681
Isoodon obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Apr 2022 by TomW
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Apr 2022 by patrickcox
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Mar 2022 by Ozflyfisher
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Feb 2022 by TimL
Biziura lobata (Musk Duck) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Feb 2022 by SimoneC
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by TimL
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by rawshorty
Lamprima aurata (Golden stag beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by Christine
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by Christine
Anax papuensis (Australian Emperor) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by JohnBundock
Gerygone olivacea (White-throated Gerygone) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by Chris Appleton
Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jul 2021 by Christine
Aquarius antigone (Water strider, pond skater) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Habronestes sp. (genus) (An ant-eating spider) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by Christine
Dolichoderus scabridus (Dolly ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by Christine
Nascioides parryi (a jewel beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by Christine
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Dec 2020 by RodDeb
Opodiphthera eucalypti (Emperor Gum Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by galah681
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Sep 2020 by ClubFED
Myrmecia tarsata (Bull ant or Bulldog ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Aug 2020 by TimL
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Jul 2020 by Cpiiroinen
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jun 2020 by Bernadette
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Jun 2020 by JohnBundock
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Anseranas semipalmata (Magpie Goose) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 May 2020 by JackyF
Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 May 2020 by JackyF
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Paddys River, ACT - 26 May 2020 by Christine
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Paddys River, ACT - 26 May 2020 by Christine
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Nov 2019 by RodDeb
Biziura lobata (Musk Duck) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Aug 2019 by jbromilow50
Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jul 2019 by JackyF
Chlorophyllum/Macrolepiota sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 24 May 2019 by Christine
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by RodDeb
Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by RodDeb
Lamprima aurata (Golden stag beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Jan 2019 by JohnBundock
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Dec 2018 by RodDeb
Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Nov 2018 by Judith Roach
Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Nov 2018 by AaronClausen
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Nov 2018 by AaronClausen
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Oct 2018 by Chris Appleton
Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Sep 2018 by AlisonMilton
Corvus coronoides (Australian Raven) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Aug 2018 by RodDeb
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Dec 2017 by RodDeb
Eucalyptus rubida subsp. rubida (Candlebark) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Dec 2017 by RodDeb
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 May 2017 by RodDeb
Jalmenus evagoras (Imperial Hairstreak) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Jan 2017 by RodDeb
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2017 by AaronClausen
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2017 by AaronClausen
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2017 by AaronClausen
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Dec 2016 by JohnBundock
Jalmenus evagoras (Imperial Hairstreak) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Dec 2016 by JohnBundock
Pterohelaeus sp. (genus) (Pie-dish beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Oct 2016 by RodDeb
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Oct 2016 by David
Anas gracilis (Grey Teal) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Aug 2016 by RodDeb
Biziura lobata (Musk Duck) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Jun 2016 by roymcd
Dermocybe austroveneta (Green Skinhead) at Paddys River, ACT - 26 Jun 2016 by RyuCallaway
Haliaeetus leucogaster (White-bellied Sea-Eagle) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 May 2016 by JohnBundock
Ardea pacifica (White-necked Heron) at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Apr 2016 by JohnBundock
Haliastur sphenurus (Whistling Kite) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Mar 2016 by JohnBundock
Jalmenus evagoras (Imperial Hairstreak) at Paddys River, ACT - 26 Feb 2016 by JohnBundock
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2016 by ArcherCallaway
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2016 by ArcherCallaway
Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Paddys River, ACT - 26 Nov 2015 by galah681
Anas gracilis (Grey Teal) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Nov 2015 by galah681
Uperoleia laevigata (Smooth Toadlet) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Oct 2015 by RyuCallaway
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Aug 2013 by galah681
Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Sep 2012 by Christine
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Jul 2012 by galah681
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2012 by HarveyPerkins
Scolopendromorpha (order) (A centipede) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Nov 2010 by galah681
Biziura lobata (Musk Duck) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Jun 2009 by galah681

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 10 May 2022 11:10 AM Recorded on
  • TimL Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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