Image: Wasp, not 'ant'

Wasp, not 'ant'

Female Blue Ant

Photographer:
Melissa Kirkham
Rights:
© Melissa Kirkham
Location:
Seymour, Victoria
Date taken:
10 November 2010

Notes

Blue Ants are bright metallic blue or green, and can sometimes be mistaken for a large ant. However they are a solitary wasp species, this one is actually as wingless ground dwelling female flower wasp, the males are fully winged and can often be found on flowers.

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