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|Senior synonym of Iridomyrmex detecta: Lowne, 1865a PDF: 275; of Iridomyrmex smithii: Mayr, 1870b PDF: 955; of Iridomyrmex aeneum: Mayr, 1876 PDF: 81; of Iridomyrmex horni: Clark, 1930c PDF: 20; Shattuck, 1993a PDF: 128; of Iridomyrmex castrae: Shattuck, 1993a PDF: 128; of Iridomyrmex greensladei: Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 PDF: 124.|
Found most commonly in these habitats: 16 times found in Mallee, 11 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 6 times found in grazed Euc. dieback area, 3 times found in Mulga, 3 times found in Roadside vegetation (exotic), 3 times found in urban parkland, 3 times found in Black Box, 3 times found in wet sclerophyll, 3 times found in Saltbush, 3 times found in Savanna, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 9 times small nest, 8 times large nest, 11 times ground strays, 5 times On ground, 7 times ground foragers, 3 times Ground nest, 3 times stray ground foragers, 3 times Nest series, 3 times Limestone path, 3 times trunk strays, 3 times tending J.lithochroa, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times Pitfall, 3 times Pitfalls, 1 times By hand, 2 times at light, 2 times direct collection, 2 times Malaise, 1 times 9pm, 1 times Swept, 1 times ex black box flight intercept, 1 times ex pitfall trap, 1 times flight intercept, ...
Elevations: collected from 6 - 1167 meters, 359 meters average
Type specimens: Holotype: casent0172039; paralectotype of Camponotus horni: casent0903079; paratype: casent0172040; syntype of Iridomyrmex detectus castrae: casent0909519; type of Iridomyrmex detectus var. castrae: focol2826, focol2827; unpublished name: Iridomyrmex detectus rufoaeneus: casent0909520