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Species: Iridomyrmex difficilis   Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Iridomyrmex difficilis Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 PDF: 73, figs. 31, 95 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki


  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: 2 times found in Paddock, 2 times found in dry sclerophyll, 2 times found in Dry sclerophyll ridge, 2 times found in Eucalypt woodland, 2 times found in Woodland, 1 times found in coastal grassland, 0 times found in Post-fire, 0 times found in Pre-fire, 1 times found in Savanna, 1 times found in Savannah, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ground foragers, 1 times Dead wood nest, 1 times Tree-trunk, 1 times soil, 1 times sandy loam, 1 times nest under rock, 1 times nest in soil, 1 times litter, 1 times Ground foraging column, 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times flight intercept trap, 2 times Pitfall, 1 times ex ethanol, 1 times hand collection, 1 times Pitfalls, 1 times trap.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 765 meters, 392 meters average

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