Ant species list

List of ant species seen on Walking with Ants (25 March and 1 April 2007)   The list contains the genus name of ants, the number of species observed (in brackets) and the scientific name of identified species.

Camponotus (2) Sugar Ant, Camponotus consobrinus
Iridomyrmex (2) Meat Ant, Iridomyrmex purpureus
Monomorium (1) Seed Harvester Ants
Myrmecia (4) Jack Jumper, Myrmecia pilosula
Giant Bulldog Ant, Myrmecia tarsata
Giant Bulldog Ant, Myrmecia nigriceps
Giant Bulldog Ant, Myrmecia pyriformis
Pheidole (1) Seed Harvester Ants
Polyrhachis (5) Members of the 5 species were found on one Scribbly gum tree at Mt Majura ridge.
Rhytidoponera (2) Green Headed Metallic Ant, Rhytidoponera metallica
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