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Species: Iridomyrmex dromus   Clark, 1938 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Iridomyrmex dromus Clark, 1938: 374, fig. 12 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 5 times found in Dune, 5 times found in Mallee, 5 times found in native veg., rural environ., yellow sand times found in Mixed Xylomelum/Banksia heath, 3 times found in mallee woodland, 2 times found in Open woodland, 2 times found in Urban parkland, 2 times found in Casuarina, 2 times found in wet sclerophyll, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times nocturnal ground strays, 4 times Nest series 1, 4 times soil, 3 times Nest series 2, 3 times nest in sand, 3 times nocturnal strays, 2 times nocturnal, 2 times Nest series, 2 times in soil, 2 times dune, 2 times nocturnal foragers on Eucalyptus trunk, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 18 times traps, 6 times trap, 6 times flight intercept trap, 5 times Pitfall, 4 times Malaise trap, 4 times By hand, 3 times Pitfall traps, 2 times traps on dune, 2 times Malaise trough, 2 times Pitfalls, 2 times direct collection, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 833 meters, 337 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Iridomyrmex dromus: antweb1008193

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