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Species: Iridomyrmex mjobergi   Forel, 1915 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Iridomyrmex mjobergi Forel, 1915b PDF: 77 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia, Timor-Leste
    Oceania: Australia, Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 19 times found in Grazed Euc. dieback area, 5 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in Mallee, 2 times found in Savanna, 3 times found in Mulga, 3 times found in Woodland, 2 times found in Pandanus swamp, 2 times found in Black Box, 2 times found in dune III, 2 times found in Red Soil, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times day strays, 3 times ground foragers, 2 times Callitris, 2 times soil, 2 times nest under lateritic stone, 2 times ground strays collected in day, 2 times under stone, 1 times under rock roads Gneiss, 1 times dusk, 1 times under rock in paddock, 1 times dune act. am, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 18 times traps, 11 times Pitfall trap, 9 times Pitfall, 7 times trap, 3 times pitfalls, 4 times Pitfall traps, 3 times flight intercept trap, 3 times Pan trap, 2 times beating, 1 times baiting experiment, 1 times poplar box baits, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 833 meters, 384 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Iridomyrmex mjobergi: casent0909548; syntype of Iridomyrmex mjobergi: casent0907614

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