Bull Ant


  • Many species, generally red or orange/brown head and thorax but the bulbous part of the abdomen (gaster) is dark or black.
  • Some species can be dark all over.
  • The giant bull ant, Myrmecia brevinoda (length 12–26 mm) is one of the world’s longest ants. Workers are mostly reddish-brown with a contrasting, blackish gaster.