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Species: Iridomyrmex obsidianus   Emery, 1914 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Iridomyrmex obsidianus Emery, 1914f PDF: 419, pl. 13, fig. 13 (w.) NEW CALEDONIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in at edge of moss forest, 1 times found in edge of moss forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times sifted litter, 1 times ground foragers, 1 times ground forager(s).

Elevations: collected from 900 - 1020 meters, 940 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1977-02-25 and 2008-09-30

Type specimens: syntype of Iridomyrmex obsidianus: casent0905052

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