Black-headed Bull Ant
Black-headed Bull Ant
Black-headed Bull Ant (Myrmecia nigriceps)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Bull Ant (Ant: Formicidae Myrmeciinae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Black-headed Bull Ant (Myrmecia nigriceps)
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Other names: Bull Ant, Bulldog Ant or Inch Ant

Thank you Kate Sandiford for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
Black head and tail.
Orange body, pincers and legs.

Copyright © 2014-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 07-Mar-2014
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.