Sighting

Peter Briggs 10 Apr 2016

Bull Ant

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Sighted 9 Apr 2016
LOT 1 Connolly Dam Rd, Silverwood QLD 4370, Australia

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Identifications

  • Peter Briggs 10 April 2016
    Myrmecia gulosa
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmecia: gulosa
    Common Names: Ants, Giant bull ants
    Peter Briggs says

    When the nest was disturbed the ants rushed out in defense. Had to be very careful not to get stung by them.

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Notes

  • Peter Briggs 10 April 2016
    Tagged With bull dog ant
    Peter Briggs says

    Largest ant that I have yet encountered.

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