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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Iridomyrmex purpureus

Meat Ant at Mount Mugga Mugga

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Iridomyrmex purpureus at Mount Mugga Mugga - 7 Dec 2018
Iridomyrmex purpureus at Mount Mugga Mugga - 7 Dec 2018
Iridomyrmex purpureus at Mount Mugga Mugga - 7 Dec 2018

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Iridomyrmex purpureus 9 Dec 2018 Jon Lewis
Unidentified 7 Dec 2018 Christine

Author's notes

Larger than coconut ants, these ants were tending another insect (see also sighting #3877433).

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Nearby Sightings

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Eurymelinae (subfamily) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 16 Mar 2019 Nephila edulis at Mount Mugga Mugga - 26 Feb 2019 Nephila edulis (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 25 Feb 2019 Philobota sp. (genus) (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 16 Feb 2019 Asilinae sp. (subfamily) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 15 Feb 2019 Paropsis variolosa at Mount Mugga Mugga - 7 Feb 2019 Diplacodes bipunctata at Mount Mugga Mugga - 7 Feb 2019 Echium plantagineum at Mount Mugga Mugga - 1 Feb 2019 Microlaena stipoides at Mount Mugga Mugga - 1 Feb 2019 Unidentified Leafhopper & planthopper (Hemiptera, several families) (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 31 Jan 2019 Acetosella vulgaris at Mount Mugga Mugga - 24 Jan 2019 Monophlebulus sp. (genus) (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 24 Jan 2019 Cicadellidae sp. (family) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 24 Jan 2019 Eurymela distincta at Mount Mugga Mugga - 4 Jan 2019 Paropsis variolosa at Mount Mugga Mugga - 17 Dec 2018 Eurymela sp. (genus) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 7 Dec 2018 Epicoma contristis at Mount Mugga Mugga - 7 Dec 2018 Liparetrus sp. (genus) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 11 Nov 2018 Hypericum perforatum at Mount Mugga Mugga - 11 Nov 2018 Rosa rubiginosa at Mount Mugga Mugga - 11 Nov 2018 Ophelimus maskellii (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 11 Nov 2018 Unidentified at Mount Mugga Mugga - 10 Nov 2018 Tasmanicosa sp. (genus) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 6 Nov 2018 Monophlebulus sp. (genus) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 6 Nov 2018 Camponotus sp. (genus) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 23 Oct 2018 Unidentified Moth (Lepidoptera) (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 17 Sep 2018 Unidentified Moth (Lepidoptera) (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 17 Sep 2018 Acacia boormanii at Mount Mugga Mugga - 6 Sep 2018 Acacia pycnantha at Mount Mugga Mugga - 6 Sep 2018 Chenonetta jubata at Mount Mugga Mugga - 6 Sep 2018 Eucalyptus rossii at Mount Mugga Mugga - 28 Jun 2018 Cassinia sifton at Mount Mugga Mugga - 14 Mar 2018 Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica at Mount Mugga Mugga - 17 Sep 2016 Cynoglossum australe at Mount Mugga Mugga - 19 Nov 2015 Chrysocephalum apiculatum at Mount Mugga Mugga - 19 Nov 2015 Tolpis barbata at Mount Mugga Mugga - 19 Nov 2015 Centaurium erythraea at Mount Mugga Mugga - 19 Nov 2015 Cheilanthes distans at Mount Mugga Mugga - 19 Nov 2015 Calotis lappulacea at Mount Mugga Mugga - 19 Nov 2015 Calotis lappulacea at Mount Mugga Mugga - 25 May 2015 Calotis lappulacea at Mount Mugga Mugga - 22 May 2015
Eurymelinae (subfamily) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 16 Mar 2019
Nephila edulis at Mount Mugga Mugga - 26 Feb 2019
Nephila edulis (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 25 Feb 2019
Philobota sp. (genus) (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 16 Feb 2019
Asilinae sp. (subfamily) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 15 Feb 2019
Paropsis variolosa at Mount Mugga Mugga - 7 Feb 2019
Diplacodes bipunctata at Mount Mugga Mugga - 7 Feb 2019
Echium plantagineum at Mount Mugga Mugga - 1 Feb 2019
Microlaena stipoides at Mount Mugga Mugga - 1 Feb 2019
Unidentified Leafhopper & planthopper (Hemiptera, several families) (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 31 Jan 2019
Acetosella vulgaris at Mount Mugga Mugga - 24 Jan 2019
Monophlebulus sp. (genus) (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 24 Jan 2019
Cicadellidae sp. (family) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 24 Jan 2019
Eurymela distincta at Mount Mugga Mugga - 4 Jan 2019
Paropsis variolosa at Mount Mugga Mugga - 17 Dec 2018
Eurymela sp. (genus) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 7 Dec 2018
Epicoma contristis at Mount Mugga Mugga - 7 Dec 2018
Liparetrus sp. (genus) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 11 Nov 2018
Hypericum perforatum at Mount Mugga Mugga - 11 Nov 2018
Rosa rubiginosa at Mount Mugga Mugga - 11 Nov 2018
Ophelimus maskellii (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 11 Nov 2018
Unidentified at Mount Mugga Mugga - 10 Nov 2018
Tasmanicosa sp. (genus) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 6 Nov 2018
Monophlebulus sp. (genus) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 6 Nov 2018
Camponotus sp. (genus) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 23 Oct 2018
Unidentified Moth (Lepidoptera) (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 17 Sep 2018
Unidentified Moth (Lepidoptera) (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 17 Sep 2018
Acacia boormanii at Mount Mugga Mugga - 6 Sep 2018
Acacia pycnantha at Mount Mugga Mugga - 6 Sep 2018
Chenonetta jubata at Mount Mugga Mugga - 6 Sep 2018
Eucalyptus rossii at Mount Mugga Mugga - 28 Jun 2018
Cassinia sifton at Mount Mugga Mugga - 14 Mar 2018
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica at Mount Mugga Mugga - 17 Sep 2016
Cynoglossum australe at Mount Mugga Mugga - 19 Nov 2015
Chrysocephalum apiculatum at Mount Mugga Mugga - 19 Nov 2015
Tolpis barbata at Mount Mugga Mugga - 19 Nov 2015
Centaurium erythraea at Mount Mugga Mugga - 19 Nov 2015
Cheilanthes distans at Mount Mugga Mugga - 19 Nov 2015
Calotis lappulacea at Mount Mugga Mugga - 19 Nov 2015
Calotis lappulacea at Mount Mugga Mugga - 25 May 2015
Calotis lappulacea at Mount Mugga Mugga - 22 May 2015

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 7 Dec 2018 10:00 AM Recorded on
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