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Meat ant

Iridomyrmex purpureus


Also known as meat-eater ants or gravel ants, are a species of ant belonging to the Iridomyrmex genus. They can be found throughout Australia.


Giant Ant on the roof of my campervan.

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1 Comment

alicelongmartin 10 years ago

A new one to me! Good picture.

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3269, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Apr 28, 2011
Submitted on Oct 28, 2011

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