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Species: Iridomyrmex viridiaeneus   Viehmeyer, 1914 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Iridomyrmex detectus var. viridiaeneus Viehmeyer, 1914b PDF: 41 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1915h PDF: 811 (q.).
Raised to species: Wheeler & Wheeler, 1974b PDF: 400.
Raised to species: Shattuck, 1993a PDF: 142.


  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: 3 times found in sandplain/laterite heathland, 3 times found in Low scrub, red soil, 3 times found in low shrub/grassland, 2 times found in Flat sandplain, 2 times found in low scrub, 1 times found in Mallee saltbush plain, 1 times found in Caravan Bore, 1 times found in Mulga, 1 times found in Crater Open Forest, 1 times found in Mulga red sandy soil, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times On ground, 3 times edge of road on cattle station, 2 times in grass, 2 times typical mound, 2 times On grd, 2 times nocturnal ground strays, 2 times Mound, 1 times low vegetation, 1 times low sparse scrub common, 1 times large, low mound, several entrances, 1 times Interdome, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times traps, 1 times Traps in water, 1 times Pitfall trap under Acacia, 1 times sandbank traps.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 835 meters, 625 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Iridomyrmex detectus viridiaeneus: casent0917105; syntype of Iridomyrmex viridiaeneus: casent0905836, casent0911557; syntype of Iridomyrmex detectus viridiaeneus: casent0905043; type of Iridomyrmex detectus var. viridiaeneus: focol0157, focol0158, focol0166, focol2825

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