Sighting

Matthew Comer 18 Feb 2018

Ant

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Sighted 17 Feb 2018
Unnamed Road, Nine Mile VIC 3518, Australia

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Identifications

  • Kate Sandiford 18 February 2018
    Myrmecia mandibularis
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmecia: mandibularis
    Common Names: Ants, Toothless bull ants
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  • Matthew Comer 18 February 2018
    Formicidae
    (family)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae
    Matthew Comer says

    Unknown species of ant. Distinctive abdomen. Appeared stockier or shorter legged than other bull ant species. Tended to try and hide under litter when approached for photograph.

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Notes

  • Matthew Comer 18 February 2018
    Tagged With ant
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  • Kate Sandiford 18 February 2018
    Tagged With queen ant
    Kate Sandiford says

    See http://www.alexanderwild.com/Ants/Taxonomic-List-of-Ant-Genera/Myrmecia/i-hfTq8wv

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