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Black-scraped Bull Ant - Myrmecia nigriscapa A winged male , found on a sandy ocean beach. Australia,Black-scaped Bull Ant,Eamw-ants,Fall,Geotagged,Myrmecia nigriscapa Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Black-scraped Bull Ant - Myrmecia nigriscapa

A winged male , found on a sandy ocean beach.

    comments (5)

  1. These guys are huge (17-25mm long). Don't want one crawling up my leg. Posted 21 days ago
    1. Yes no fun if you accidentally step on to a nest. Posted 20 days ago
  2. Close to a wasp? Once aggravated, the bull ant will inject venom into its victim through a sting located near its abdomen, not a bite as many believe. Posted 21 days ago
  3. I am sure Niel we both know very well what it feels like. Posted 20 days ago
    1. We do Posted 19 days ago

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''Myrmecia nigriscapa'' is an Australian ant which belongs to the ''Myrmecia'' genus. This species is native to Australia and is heavily distributed along the southern coastlines of Australia with some presence up in the inner areas of Australia.

Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded May 1, 2022. Captured Apr 30, 2022 13:20 in FQFJ+V5 Goolwa South SA, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/9.0
  • 1/395s
  • ISO800
  • 119mm