Large Big-headed Ant
Red Big-headed Ant
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta) iNaturalist Observation|
|Order:||Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)|
|Family:||Small Ant (Ant: Formicidae Myrmicinae)|
|Species:||Red Big-headed Ant (Pheidole sp ES01)|
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
We found two specimens in close proximity, 2 months apart.
It's possible they are the same species, but different cast, or two different species.
For now we'll publish them as different, but only count them as one.
This one was ~5.5mm long. It seems redder than ES02. It also has a larger gaster, compared to body size, than ES02.