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Species: Iridomyrmex minor   Forel, 1915 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Iridomyrmex gracilis var. minor Forel, 1915b PDF: 80 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 PDF: 104.

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: 2 times found in Open forest, 2 times found in Pandanus swamp, 2 times found in Ground, 1 times found in dry creek bed, 1 times found in Open woodland, 1 times found in Dump, 1 times found in Eucalyptus savanna, 1 times found in Rainforest edge, 1 times found in Red Soil, 1 times found in Hills, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times on foliage of Gossypium australe, 2 times ground foragers, 1 times under rock, 1 times under gum on bare sand near windmill, 1 times random foragers on open beach near SOSC 1441, 1 times on rock, 1 times on ground, 1 times nocturnal ground strays, 1 times net under paper bark trunk, 1 times nest near creek bed, 1 times nest at base of Eucalypt in trunk, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times Pitfall, 2 times malaise trap, 1 times Site GP3, 1 times intercept trap, 1 times pitfall trap, 1 times sweep, 1 times traps, 1 times Yellow pan trap, 1 times By hand, 1 times human dung trap.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 900 meters, 452 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Iridomyrmex minor: casent0907613, casent0909532; type of Iridomyrmex gracilis var. minor: focol0713



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