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Bullant

Myrmecia

Description:

Bull ants can grow to over 40 mm (1.6 in) in length, with the smallest species 15 mm (0.59 in) long. Almost all of the approximately 90 species are endemic to Australia



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3 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

Ha!! It's a different world at their scale.. maybe who smells the most is what works.

DarrenC
DarrenC 5 years ago

Thanks Mark, it's good to be back, it's been a while..
The funny thing about that photo, is it was the bull-ant that backed down and let the small one pass

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

Hey DarrenC.. good to see you back! If only we could hear the conversation going on with these two. Not a lot else crawling around in the hills at the moment. I think it's down to that rotten dry spell we've been through.

DarrenC
Spotted by
DarrenC

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.91, Long: 145.33

Spotted on Apr 10, 2014
Submitted on Apr 22, 2014

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