Blue Meat Ant
Dragging food
Reddish Tyrant Ant
Reddish Tyrant Ant (Iridomyrmex rufoniger)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Odorous Ant (Ant: Formicidae Dolichoderinae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Reddish Tyrant Ant (Iridomyrmex rufoniger)
This Photo:     Dorsal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~3mm long. Looks similar to Argentine Ants.

Copyright © 2021-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 03-Apr-2021
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.