Myrmecia forficata

A Bull ant at Namadgi National Park

Myrmecia forficata at Namadgi National Park - 25 Mar 2024
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Identification history

Myrmecia forficata 2 Apr 2024 JonLewis
Myrmecia simillima 28 Mar 2024 Pirom

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JonLewis wrote:
   2 Apr 2024
Hi Priom, while this ant has many traits which are similar with Myrmecia simillima, the the mandibles of Myrmecia forficata are differently shaped. Cheers, Jon
Pirom wrote:
   2 Apr 2024
Thanks Jon, interesting to know that’s the trick!

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  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 25 Mar 2024 08:04 PM Recorded on
  • Pirom Recorded by

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  • Eucalyptus pauciflora Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • False Pollinator Insect on Flower

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