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Species: Iridomyrmex mjobergi   Forel, 1915 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Iridomyrmex mjobergi Forel, 1915b PDF: 77 (w.) AUSTRALIA (Western Australia). Australasia. Primary type information: Primary type material: lectotype worker (by designation of Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 PDF: 108). Primary type locality: lectotype Australia: Western Australia, Kimberley Dist. (E. Mjöberg). Primary type depository: MHNG. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 7 paralectotype workers. Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depositories: MHNG, NHMB (material perhaps also in NHRS). Type notes: Material from Queensland, Cedar Creek, and Malanda (E. Mjöberg), mentioned in the original description, could not be found by Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 PDF: 108. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 PDF: 108.
Status as species: Taylor & Brown, 1985: 101; Taylor, 1987a PDF: 32; Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 108; Bolton, 1995b: 218; Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 PDF: 108 (redescription).
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia, Timor-Leste
    Oceania: Australia, Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 19 times found in Grazed Euc. dieback area, 5 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 3 times found in Woodland, 1 times found in Mallee, 2 times found in Savanna, 3 times found in Mulga, 2 times found in native veg., rural environ., 2 times found in nr. air-port runway, 2 times found in Pandanus swamp, 2 times found in Black Box, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times ground foragers, 1 times day strays, 2 times nest under lateritic stone, 2 times ground strays collected in day, 2 times under stone, 2 times Callitris, 2 times soil, 1 times on bare earth in over grazed paddock, 1 times nest in sand, 1 times Limestone path, 1 times In grass clippings, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 18 times traps, 11 times Pitfall trap, 9 times Pitfall, 7 times trap, 4 times Pitfall traps, 3 times pitfalls, 3 times flight intercept trap, 3 times Pan trap, 2 times beating, 1 times Malaise across deep sandy creek in open woodland, 1 times Malaise trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 833 meters, 384 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1928-09-30 00:00:00.0 and 2011-08-29 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Lectotype of Iridomyrmex mjobergi: casent0909548; syntype of Iridomyrmex mjobergi: casent0907614



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