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Species: Iridomyrmex calvus   Emery, 1914 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Iridomyrmex calvus Emery, 1914f PDF: 419, pl. 13, fig. 12 (w.q.) NEW CALEDONIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

See also: Shattuck, 1993b PDF: 1313.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Ex marri (E. calophylla), 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in From marri (E. calophylla), 2 times found in Agathis woodland, 1 times found in forest, 1 times found in open woodland, 1 times found in Form marri (E. calophylla), 1 times found in sandplain heath, 1 times found in Heath, 1 times found in in house, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times On ground, 3 times In dead mangrove branch, 1 times Ultramatic soil, 1 times tree-trunk, 1 times riverine, E. camaldulensis, 1 times On tree trunk, 1 times on low vegitation, 1 times on E. baxteri trunk, 1 times on Draeophyllum flowers, 1 times On bark of trees, 1 times on Agathis trunk, ultramafic soil, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times Pyrethrum knockdown, 3 times Fogging, 3 times direct collection, 1 times By hand, 1 times Pitfall, 1 times Pitfall trap, 1 times Pyrethrum.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1000 meters, 469 meters average

Type specimens: holotype: anic32-000043; Lectotype of Iridomyrmex calvus: casent0905051; paratype: casent0172063

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