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Species: Iridomyrmex rubriceps   Forel, 1902 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Iridomyrmex gracilis r. rubriceps Forel, 1902j PDF: 468 (w.) AUSTRALIA (Queensland). Australasia. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 PDF: 130 (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: 3 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 2 times found in sandstone scrub, 2 times found in wet sclerophyll, 2 times found in E. maculata open forest, 1 times found in edge wet sclerophyll/rainforest, 1 times found in Mallee saltbush plain, 1 times found in OUT NTH (top), 1 times found in parkland, 1 times found in Savanna woodland, 1 times found in 2nd growth Eucalyptus woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times under rock, 1 times with mimic Zodatiid, 1 times under flat stone, 1 times under flat rock, 1 times tending J.evagoras, 1 times soil bank, 1 times random ground foragers, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times nest under rock, 1 times In termite nest around log, 1 times ground foragers, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times ex sample jars smeared with honey, 1 times By hand, 1 times Pitfall, 1 times traps.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 500 meters, 185 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1891-09-01 and 2004-08-15

Type specimens: syntype of Iridomyrmex rubriceps: casent0903080, casent0909534; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Iridomyrmex gracilis rubriceps linae: casent0911556; unpublished name: Iridomyrmex procerus: casent0909554; unpublished name: Iridomyrmex pucerulus: focol2819, focol2820, focol2821, focol2822, focol2823, focol2824

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