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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Iridomyrmex purpureus

1 Meat Ant at Black Mountain

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Iridomyrmex purpureus at Black Mountain - 1 Apr 2017
Iridomyrmex purpureus at Black Mountain - 1 Apr 2017
Iridomyrmex purpureus at Black Mountain - 1 Apr 2017
Iridomyrmex purpureus at Black Mountain - 1 Apr 2017
Iridomyrmex purpureus at Black Mountain - 1 Apr 2017

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Iridomyrmex purpureus 3 Apr 2017 samreid007
Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Iridomyrmex purpureus 2 Apr 2017 David

Author's notes

Tending to sap-feeders on a small acacia

3 comments

samreid007 wrote:
   3 Apr 2017
Great pictures!
KimPullen wrote:
   19 Apr 2017
The ants are attending psyllids (Psyllidae), probably a species of Acizzia.
David wrote:
   23 Apr 2017
Thanks Kim!

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Nearby Sightings

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Evaniidae sp. (family) (Hatchet wasp) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2018 Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2018 Podomyrma gratiosa (Muscleman tree ant) at Black Mountain - 21 Oct 2017 Pterostylis pedunculata (Maroonhood) at Black Mountain - 8 Sep 2017 Caladenia cucullata (Lemon caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Nov 2016 Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Black Mountain - 8 Nov 2016 Caladenia moschata (Musky caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Nov 2016 Chiloglottis sp. at Black Mountain - 13 Oct 2016 Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 13 Oct 2016 Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 Caladenia carnea (Pink fingers) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 Diuris sp. (A donkey orchid) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 2 Oct 2016 Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 9 Oct 2015 Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Black Mountain - 15 Aug 2015 Corunastylis cornuta (Horned midge orchid) at Black Mountain - 2 Aug 2014
Evaniidae sp. (family) (Hatchet wasp) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2018
Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2018
Podomyrma gratiosa (Muscleman tree ant) at Black Mountain - 21 Oct 2017
Pterostylis pedunculata (Maroonhood) at Black Mountain - 8 Sep 2017
Caladenia cucullata (Lemon caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Nov 2016
Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Black Mountain - 8 Nov 2016
Caladenia moschata (Musky caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Nov 2016
Chiloglottis sp. at Black Mountain - 13 Oct 2016
Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 13 Oct 2016
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016
Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016
Caladenia carnea (Pink fingers) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016
Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016
Diuris sp. (A donkey orchid) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016
Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 2 Oct 2016
Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 9 Oct 2015
Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Black Mountain - 15 Aug 2015
Corunastylis cornuta (Horned midge orchid) at Black Mountain - 2 Aug 2014

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  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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