Agile Tyrant Ant
S2: Ventral
Ellura
Spiny Cautious Ant
Dorsal
 
    
Blue Meat Ant (Iridomyrmex lividus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Ant (Ant: Formicidae)
Species: Blue Meat Ant (Iridomyrmex lividus)

Thank you Mark Newton for helping with the identification of this species

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

Copyright © 2012- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 08-Nov-2012
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.