A large Australian ant with large jaws and a powerful sting. Also called bull ant.
- Genus Myrmecia, family Formicidae
More example sentences
- On the way, he was bitten by a red-bellied black snake, attacked by bulldog ants, chased by crocodiles, and stranded by swift-flowing rivers.
- Jackjumpers and bulldog ants are native to Australia, New Zealand and Tasmania.
- The Aruntas of Australia think that a medicine man's powers will be destroyed if he is bitten by a bulldog ant.