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Species: Iridomyrmex turbineus   Shattuck & McMillan, 1998 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Iridomyrmex turbineus Shattuck & McMillan, 1998 PDF: 309, figs. 11-13 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

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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 Marri forest, 3 times found in on ground, 3 times found in heath, 2 times found in woodland, cycads, grass trees, 2 times found in Low granite outcrop in Karri forest, 2 times found in dry heath, 2 times found in dry sclerophyll, 2 times found in Eucalyptus open-forest, 2 times found in tall Eucalyptus woodland on, 1 times found in Granite mtn. top, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 9 times mound nest, 3 times On ground, 4 times Ground nest, 1 times mound nest, heath, 1 times tending liomomera, 1 times straw mound nest, 1 times soil, 1 times in soil under log, 1 times ground strays, 1 times 50� laterite, 1 times 3m from beach, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Pitfall, 1 times Flight intercept trap with trough, 2 times Fogging, 1 times Malaise, 1 times pitfall trap D2, 1 times at light, 1 times By hand.

Elevations: collected from 2 - 600 meters, 235 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1929-09-30 and 2008-04-04

Type specimens: holotype: anic32-000225; paratype: anic32-039821; paratype of Iridomyrmex turbineus: casent0903086

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