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Species: Iridomyrmex alpinus   Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Iridomyrmex alpinus Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 PDF: 39, fig. 9 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki


(based on species list records)
Australasia Region: Australia, Australia and New Zealand, Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Oceania, Tasmania, Victoria

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Alpine vegetation, 3 times found in in alpine area, 3 times found in Alpine heath, 1 times found in Wet sclerophyll, 0 times found in Euc. pauciflora, stellulata and perriniana forest, 2 times found in alpine grassland, 0 times found in Poa, Restio & Richea, 0 times found in Sclerophyll woodland, 2 times found in Unburnt, 1 times found in dry sclerophyll, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times under stone, 3 times colony under stone, 1 times From mound nest, 0 times Ex. Eucalyptus pauciflora, 1 times under rock, 1 times Sweeping foliage, coastal heath, 0 times nest in spagnum moss, 1 times in grass clippings, 1 times In excrement in swamp, 1 times In debris nest, 1 times in debris at edge of creek, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times Pitfall, 0 times Berlesate, 0 times Malaise trap, 1 times carrion trap (squid), 0 times human dung trap 574, 1 times Sweeping.

Elevations: collected from 200 - 2100 meters, 1748 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Iridomyrmex alpinus: casent0903092

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