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Species: Iridomyrmex azureus   Viehmeyer, 1914 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Iridomyrmex bicknelli var. azureus Viehmeyer, 1914b PDF: 41 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 PDF: 48.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Casuarina pauper, low open woodland, 1 times found in dune, 1 times found in Mallee scrub, 1 times found in on dune, 1 times found in Runoff, 1 times found in scrub on sand.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times single large entrance, no mound, very timid, 1 times on surface of ground, noon, 1 times on Ptilotus, 1 times cane grass.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Pitfall.

Type specimens: syntype of Iridomyrmex azureus: casent0905833, casent0909506; type of Iridomyrmex bicknelli var. azureus: focol0167, focol0168, focol2835, focol2836

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