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Species: Iridomyrmex lividus   Shattuck, 1993 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Iridomyrmex lividus Shattuck, 1993a PDF: 125, fig. 12 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


  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: 3 times found in Mallee, 2 times found in roadside scrub, 2 times found in Limestone Mallee, 2 times found in Paddock, Grove, 1 times found in bluebush steppe, 1 times found in Red soil plain, Box-pin etimber, 1 times found in Box pine timber, red soil plain, 4pm, 1 times found in Roadside, 1 times found in Casuarina cristata woodland with chenopod shrubs, 1 times found in Dry sclerophyll & native pine, red soil plain, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times sandy soil outside KVR, 2 times sandy soil inside KVR, 2 times near hut outside KVR, 2 times ants associated with Jalmenus lithochrae on Acacia victoriae, 1 times under rock, 1 times turret no mound, 1 times Stray foragers, 1 times sol. br. soil S. boundary KVR, 1 times sol. br. soil outside KVR, 1 times Single entrance with turret 4cm dia. X 3cm tall, 1 times sand plain outside KVR, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Pitfall traps, 1 times intercept, 1 times Pitfalls, 1 times ex pantraps.

Elevations: collected at 75 m

Type specimens: holotype: anic32-007720; Holotype: casent0172041; paratype: anic32-007719, anic32-014994, anic32-015068, anic32-015072

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