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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Iridomyrmex purpureus   

Meat Ant at Lake Ginninderra

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Iridomyrmex purpureus at Lake Ginninderra - 11 Dec 2018
Iridomyrmex purpureus at Lake Ginninderra - 11 Dec 2018

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Iridomyrmex purpureus 12 Dec 2018 Jon Lewis
Unidentified 12 Dec 2018 Christine

Author's notes

A steady stream of these, many heading away from the lakeside, and carrying (?youngsters??)

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Iridomyrmex purpureus at Lake Ginninderra - 11 Dec 2018
Monomorium sp. (genus) at Lake Ginninderra - 11 Dec 2018
Maccullochella peelii at Lake Ginninderra - 20 Oct 2008

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 11 Dec 2018 1:22 PM Recorded on
  • Christine Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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