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Species: Iridomyrmex omalonotus   Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Iridomyrmex omalonotus Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 PDF: 118, figs. 60, 90 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki

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: 18 times found in Mallee, 4 times found in Mallee and Triodia on sand dune, yellow sand times found in Mixed Xylomelum/Banksia heath, 3 times found in native veg., rural environ., 3 times found in Closed low shrubland, 2 times found in tree heath, 1 times found in Low closed Mallee, 1 times found in Mallee woodland, 1 times found in Sandplain heath, 1 times found in closed heath, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times trunk strays, 3 times nests in soil, 2 times soil, 2 times nocturnal strays, 2 times Ground nest with small mound, 2 times E.behriana, 2 times diurnal, 1 times day strays, 1 times Ti-tree, 1 times strays ex trunks, 1 times Stray ground foragers, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Malaise, 2 times pitfall trap, 1 times Pitfall, 1 times 2m Townes malaise, 1 times At light, 1 times honey bait.

Elevations: collected from 12 - 273 meters, 134 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Iridomyrmex omalonotus: casent0903088



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