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Species: Iridomyrmex niger   Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Iridomyrmex niger Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 PDF: 112, figs. 56, 94 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki
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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: 1 times found in Grazed Euc. dieback area, 1 times found in Mallee, 1 times found in mallee heath.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Leptospermum understory.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times by sweeping, 1 times ex ethanol, 1 times Hocks Malaise, 1 times pitfall trap, 1 times traps.

Elevations: collected at 6 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1959-10-18 and 2002-11-14

Type specimens: paratype of Iridomyrmex niger: casent0903096

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