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Species: Iridomyrmex pallidus   Forel, 1901 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Iridomyrmex rufoniger r. pallidus Forel, 1901c: 22 (footnote) (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1902j PDF: 466 (q.).
Raised to species: Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 PDF: 120.
Senior synonym of Iridomyrmex incertus, Iridomyrmex wingi: Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 PDF: 120.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 13 times found in Rainforest, 9 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 8 times found in Savanna, 4 times found in Eucalypt woodland, 5 times found in Savanna woodland, 5 times found in woodland, 3 times found in Savannah, 3 times found in Rainforest edge, 3 times found in Eucalypt savannah, 2 times found in Eucalyptus savanna, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times ground nest, 4 times nest in soil, 3 times ground strays, 3 times under rock, 2 times in soil, 2 times ground stray collected at night, 2 times under stone, 2 times ground foragers, 2 times roadside, 2 times random ground foragers, 2 times nest under rock, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times traps, 12 times flight intercept trap, 6 times pitfall trap, 4 times Pitfall, 3 times By hand, 3 times caught in yellow tray, ex alcohol collection, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times baits, 1 times malaise trap/ethanol, 1 times Berlesate, 1 times Stick brushing, Berlesate, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1667 meters, 391 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Iridomyrmex wingi: castype06982; Lectotype of Iridomyrmex rufoniger pallidus: anic32037651; paratype of Iridomyrmex wingi: casent0903084; syntype of Iridomyrmex rufoniger incertus: casent0909558; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Iridomyrmex rufoniger pallidus pallidior: casent0909557

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