Ant / Bee / WaspMyrmecia piliventris

Golden-tailed bullant at Brogo, NSW

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Myrmecia piliventris at Brogo, NSW - 10 Dec 2016
Myrmecia piliventris at Brogo, NSW - 10 Dec 2016
Myrmecia piliventris at Brogo, NSW - 10 Dec 2016
Myrmecia piliventris at Brogo, NSW - 10 Dec 2016
Myrmecia piliventris at Brogo, NSW - 10 Dec 2016

Identification history

Ant / Bee / Wasp Myrmecia piliventris 18 Dec 2016 KimPullen Confirmed
Ant / Bee / Wasp Myrmecia piliventris 17 Dec 2016 MaxCampbellUltra Reporter - MaxCampbell has reported over 500 sightings! Suggested
Myrmecia pilventris - golden tailed bullant 13 Dec 2016 MaxCampbellUltra Reporter - MaxCampbell has reported over 500 sightings! Suggested
Ant / Bee / Wasp Myrmecia sp. 13 Dec 2016 MaxCampbellUltra Reporter - MaxCampbell has reported over 500 sightings! Suggested
Unidentified 10 Dec 2016 MaxCampbellUltra Reporter - MaxCampbell has reported over 500 sightings! Pending ID

3 comments

   13 Dec 2016
Hi Kim, I haven't been able to relocate this one to put a rule down for scale. I suspect it to be similar to myrmecia pilosula, My references for ID:
http://www.alexanderwild.com/keyword/myrmecia/i-3cBVCjg/A
http://bwvp.ecolinc.vic.edu.au/fieldguide/fauna/golden-tailed-bullant#location
   17 Dec 2016
Hi Kim - Whoops typo on the scientific name and I'm not sure how "common" is the common name. I have managed to relocate them and will post another sighting to show the length from tip of mandible to tip of abdomen to be about 13mm. Also the "toothless" mandible.
libbyhSignificant Sighting - libbyh has made a recognised, significant sighting!Bulk Reporter - libbyh has reported over 100 sightings! wrote:
   23 Dec 2016
If anyone wants some 10cm waterproof measuring strips just let me know and I will post them out. It's handy to have one in your pocket

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Nearby sightings

Xerochrysum bracteatum at Brogo, NSW - 28 Oct 2016
Cassinia aculeata at Brogo, NSW - 28 Oct 2016
Clematis glycinoides at Brogo, NSW - 28 Oct 2016
Senecio linearifolius var. arachnoideus at Brogo, NSW - 28 Oct 2016
Pandorea pandorana at Brogo, NSW - 28 Oct 2016
Camponotus consobrinus at Brogo, NSW - 10 Oct 2016
Paraoxypilus tasmaniensis at Brogo, NSW - 3 Apr 2008
Eriophora transmarina at Brogo, NSW - 11 Feb 2008
Chrysolopus spectabilis at Brogo, NSW - 18 Mar 2007
Acrida conica at Brogo, NSW - 12 Feb 2007
Goniaea australasiae (TBC) at Brogo, NSW - 8 Jan 2007
Anoplognathus viriditarsis at Brogo, NSW - 2 Jan 2007
Runcinia acuminata at Brogo, NSW - 18 Nov 2006
Polyporus arcularius at Brogo, NSW - 3 Sep 2006
Gastrimargus musicus at Brogo, NSW - 6 Feb 2006
Geastrum triplex at Brogo, NSW - 23 May 2005
ARANEIDAE at Brogo, NSW - 26 Mar 2004
Xerochrysum bracteatum at Brogo, NSW - 28 Oct 2016
Cassinia aculeata at Brogo, NSW - 28 Oct 2016
Clematis glycinoides at Brogo, NSW - 28 Oct 2016
Senecio linearifolius var. arachnoideus at Brogo, NSW - 28 Oct 2016
Pandorea pandorana at Brogo, NSW - 28 Oct 2016
Camponotus consobrinus at Brogo, NSW - 10 Oct 2016
Paraoxypilus tasmaniensis at Brogo, NSW - 3 Apr 2008
Eriophora transmarina at Brogo, NSW - 11 Feb 2008
Chrysolopus spectabilis at Brogo, NSW - 18 Mar 2007
Acrida conica at Brogo, NSW - 12 Feb 2007
Goniaea australasiae (TBC) at Brogo, NSW - 8 Jan 2007
Anoplognathus viriditarsis at Brogo, NSW - 2 Jan 2007
Runcinia acuminata at Brogo, NSW - 18 Nov 2006
Polyporus arcularius at Brogo, NSW - 3 Sep 2006
Gastrimargus musicus at Brogo, NSW - 6 Feb 2006
Geastrum triplex at Brogo, NSW - 23 May 2005
ARANEIDAE at Brogo, NSW - 26 Mar 2004

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  • Coordinates 149.764295-36.577412

Sighting information

Sensitivity key

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Conservation key

  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Rare Native
  • Local Native
  • Non-local Native
  • Exotic
  • Noxious Pest
  • Locally Extinct

Myrmecia piliventris locations

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