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Species: Iridomyrmex agilis   Forel, 1907 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Iridomyrmex agilis Forel, 1907j PDF: 295 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in Mallee, 2 times found in Mulga, 2 times found in Flooded box, 2 times found in Mallee woodland, 1 times found in casuarina, 1 times found in mixed acacia/chenopod, 1 times found in Chenopod, 1 times found in Eucalyptus woodland, 1 times found in native veg., rural environ., 1 times found in Open Casuarina woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times on ground, 1 times 2m Sharkey malaise opening in low closed mallee, 1 times stray ground foragers, 1 times soil, 1 times Simple entrance in open area, no mound, 1 times on caleye soil with crab holes, 1 times nest under rock, 1 times in sand, 1 times ground strays, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ground forager, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times pitfalls, 3 times Pitfall trap, 2 times Malaise, 1 times By hand, 1 times Ex pantraps, 1 times Gidger traps, 1 times intercept, 1 times Pitfall traps, 1 times Site GP3, 1 times swept.

Elevations: collected from 121 - 555 meters, 266 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Iridomyrmex agilis: casent0909499



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