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Species: Iridomyrmex brunneus   Forel, 1902 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Iridomyrmex bicknelli r. brunneus Forel, 1902j PDF: 469 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 PDF: 54
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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 mallee woodland, 3 times found in Mulga, 3 times found in Largely cleared road verge, lateritic soil, Euc times found in Riparian vegetation, 2 times found in riparian woodland, 2 times found in Eucalypt woodland, 1 times found in Sand H. Comp., 1 times found in between waters edge, 1 times found in Poor mallee, 1 times found in E.argiflorens w'land, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times nest in soil, 2 times trunk strays, 2 times tree-trunk, 2 times On tree, 2 times On grd., 2 times on Eucalyptus camaldulensis, 2 times Diurnal collection, 1 times under rock, 1 times collected in CSIRO enclosure, 1 times under pine log red sandy soil, 1 times under log black soil, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Pitfalls, 2 times Pitfall, 3 times traps, 1 times By hand, 1 times ex pitfall trap, 1 times hand collection, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times pitfall trap, 0 times Sweeping, 1 times Yellow trays.

Elevations: collected from 267 - 550 meters, 389 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1927-07-31 and 2009-10-21

Type specimens: Lectotype of Iridomyrmex brunneus: anic32039031; syntype of Iridomyrmex brunneus: casent0907612; syntype of Iridomyrmex gracilis fusciventris: casent0909533

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