Ant / Bee / WaspMyrmecia forficata

Bull ant at Brogo, NSW

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Myrmecia forficata at Brogo, NSW - 11 Dec 2016
Myrmecia forficata at Brogo, NSW - 11 Dec 2016
Myrmecia forficata at Brogo, NSW - 11 Dec 2016

Identification history

Ant / Bee / Wasp Myrmecia forficata 18 Dec 2016 KimPullen Confirmed
Ant / Bee / Wasp Myrmecia forficata 18 Dec 2016 KimPullen Suggested
Ant / Bee / Wasp Myrmecia sp. 11 Dec 2016 MaxCampbellUltra Reporter - MaxCampbell has reported over 500 sightings! Suggested

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Myrmecia tarsata at Brogo, NSW - 11 Dec 2016
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  • Coordinates 149.771118-36.578799

Sighting information

  • Myrmecia forficata Scientific name
  • Bull ant Common name
  • Brogo, NSW Location
  • 1 Abundance
  • MaxCampbell Recorded by
  • 11 Dec 2016 Recorded on
  • Website Reported via
  • Notes:
    Suggest - Myrmecia forficata the "Inchman" This one is about 23mm. Seems to be carrying the abdomen to the right to compensate for the missing left hind leg. My references: http://www.alexanderwild.com/Ants/Taxonomic-List-of-Ant-Genera/Myrmecia/i-kG2k5dM/A https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myrmecia_forficata

Sensitivity key

  • Highly sensitive
  • Sensitive
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Conservation key

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

Myrmecia forficata locations

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