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Species: Iridomyrmex mayri   Forel, 1915 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Iridomyrmex gracilis r. mayri Forel, 1915b PDF: 80 (w.) AUSTRALIA (Queensland). Australasia. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 PDF: 101 (redescription).
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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: 17 times found in Wet sclerophyll, 14 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 3 times found in open forest, 3 times found in Sandstone scrub, 3 times found in E. maculata open forest, 2 times found in Sclerophyll, 1 times found in 1st ledge Ecotome nth. end, 1 times found in dense sandstone scrub, 1 times found in open sclerophyll, 1 times found in wet sclerophyll/rainforest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times Att. Jalmenus evagoras, 5 times Nest under rock, 4 times random foragers, 3 times under rock, 4 times tending J.evagoras, 3 times in soil, 1 times in debris under log, 1 times random ground foragers, 2 times Att. Jalmenus evgoras, 2 times att. Jal. evagoras, 1 times On white flowering shrub, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 13 times Pitfall, 5 times ex sample jars smeared with honey, 1 times Berlesate, 1 times caught in yellow tray, 1 times honey bait, 1 times Malaise, 1 times Pitfall trap, 1 times swept.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 950 meters, 480 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1923-06-03 and 2009-01-11

Type specimens: syntype of Iridomyrmex mayri: casent0909535; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Iridomyrmex gracilis mayri eteocles: casent0909536

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