Myrmecia sp. (genus)

Bull ant or Jack Jumper at ANBG

Myrmecia sp. (genus) at ANBG - 14 Apr 2024
Myrmecia sp. (genus) at ANBG - 14 Apr 2024
Myrmecia sp. (genus) at ANBG - 14 Apr 2024
Myrmecia sp. (genus) at ANBG - 14 Apr 2024
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Identification history

Myrmecia sp. (genus) 15 Apr 2024 JonLewis
Dolichoderus scabridus 15 Apr 2024 CarbonAI
Unidentified 15 Apr 2024 TimL

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Sighted constantly on the move deep within a plant and difficult to get to for decent images.

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JonLewis wrote:
   15 Apr 2024
This is a queen which has lost her wings and I'm not sure whether she is Myrmecia piliventris or Myrmecia fulvipes. Cheers, Jon

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Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok
Melithreptus lunatus (White-naped Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by RodDeb
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Opisthoncus abnormis (Long-legged Jumper) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
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Leioproctus (Cladocerapis) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Persoonia Bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
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Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
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Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by MarkT
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Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
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Cryptocheilus sp. (genus) (Spider wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by tom.tomward@gmail.com
Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by tom.tomward@gmail.com
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Bibio imitator (Garden maggot) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Xylocopa (Lestis) aerata (Golden-Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by Roger
Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by GirtsO
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by GirtsO
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 2 Nov 2021 by JohnBundock
Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by Roger
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by Roger
Turnix velox (Little Buttonquail) at Acton, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by TimL
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by jbromilow50
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by jbromilow50
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by jbromilow50
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 6 Aug 2021 by HelenCross

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 14 Apr 2024 02:17 PM Recorded on
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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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