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Species: Iridomyrmex hartmeyeri   Forel, 1907 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Iridomyrmex hartmeyeri Forel, 1907j PDF: 296 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

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  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: 4 times found in native veg., rural environ., 3 times found in Mulga, 3 times found in Mallee, 2 times found in w'land, 2 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 2 times found in Eucalypt open woodland, 2 times found in sandplain/laterite heathland, 2 times found in gidgee flat, 1 times found in Casuarina, 1 times found in Paddock, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times under rock, 2 times soil, 2 times nocturnal ground strays, 1 times voracious foragers, 5.30pm, nest hole in ground, 1 times veg., 1 times under stone, 1 times under rock bare ground on knob in grazed & cultivated country, 1 times sandy loam, 1 times on sandy ridge, 1 times On ground, 1 times nocturnal strays, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times Pitfalls, 4 times Malaise trough, 3 times pitfall trap, 2 times trap, 2 times traps, 1 times Pitfall, 1 times Site GP3, 1 times By hand.

Elevations: collected from 121 - 516 meters, 239 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1905-07-09 and 2009-10-19

Type specimens: syntype of Iridomyrmex hartmeyeri: casent0909537

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