Tennyson hodgson jack jumper ant slide show

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Tennyson hodgson jack jumper ant slide show

  1. 1. ( myrmecia pilosula ) By: Tennyson Grade 6 Fessenden School
  2. 2. Classification <ul><li>Kingdom: Animelia </li></ul><ul><li>Phylum: Athropoda </li></ul><ul><li>Class: Insecta </li></ul><ul><li>Order: Hymenopoda </li></ul><ul><li>Family: Formacide </li></ul><ul><li>Subfamily: myrmeciinae </li></ul><ul><li>Genus: Myrmecia </li></ul><ul><li>Species: Ant </li></ul>
  3. 3. Appearance <ul><li>Two inches long </li></ul><ul><li>Black head </li></ul><ul><li>Red middle </li></ul><ul><li>Black legs </li></ul><ul><li>One inch long orange jaws </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow antenna </li></ul><ul><li>Large black eyes </li></ul>
  4. 4. Habitat <ul><li>Lives in Australia </li></ul><ul><li>Forest floors near stones </li></ul><ul><li>Moist soil </li></ul><ul><li>Near civilisation </li></ul>
  5. 5. Life Cycle <ul><li>1-Egg </li></ul><ul><li>2-Larva, Small, Medium, large </li></ul><ul><li>3-Pupa </li></ul><ul><li>4-Adult ant </li></ul>
  6. 6. Diet <ul><li>Spiders </li></ul><ul><li>Other ants </li></ul><ul><li>Bees </li></ul><ul><li>Wasps </li></ul><ul><li>Flies </li></ul><ul><li>Small invertebrates </li></ul>
  7. 7. What can we do to help it survive? <ul><li>Stop the foundation of houses </li></ul><ul><li>Stop using lawn pesticides </li></ul><ul><li>Develop gardens </li></ul>
  8. 8. Predators <ul><li>Huntsman Spider </li></ul><ul><li>Chemicals </li></ul><ul><li>Other colonies </li></ul>
  9. 9. How does it help the environment? <ul><li>Helps keep other bugs from over populating </li></ul><ul><li>Churns up soil for plants to grow </li></ul>
  10. 10. How do humans impact its environment ? <ul><li>Build over their nests </li></ul><ul><li>Spray chemicals </li></ul><ul><li>Pave over their Homes </li></ul><ul><li>Cutting down trees </li></ul>
  11. 11. Interesting facts <ul><li>The ants can jump up to a foot long </li></ul><ul><li>They have the most poisonous venom in the insect world </li></ul>
  12. 12. Thanks to these <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_jumper_ant </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.antstuff.net/html/jack_jumper_ants.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://littleaustralia.blogspot.com/2011/01/australias-deadly-ants.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lkjxjDZiI8 </li></ul>

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