Giant Red Bull Ant
Nest
Ellura
Small Jumping Ant
Queen, with wings
 
    
Small Jumping Ant (Myrmecia picta)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Ant (Ant: Formicidae)
Species: Small Jumping Ant (Myrmecia picta)
This Photo:     Dorsal

Thank you Mark Newton for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), in the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 08-Mar-2014
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.