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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Iridomyrmex sp. (genus)   

Ant at Mount Painter

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Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 12 Sep 2018
Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 12 Sep 2018
Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 12 Sep 2018

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) 29 Aug 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 17 Sep 2018 CathB

1 comment

Jon Lewis wrote:
   24 Nov 2018
Ant queen about to take first flight - or possibly just mated and about to look for a place to dig a nest hole. likely to be an Iridomyrmex species.

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(family) (Unidentified Fruit or Seed fly) at Mount Painter - 22 Oct 2019 Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 22 Oct 2019 Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback) at Mount Painter - 7 Oct 2019 Melophorus perthensis (Field furnace ant) at Mount Painter - 4 Oct 2019 Maratus chrysomelas (Variable Peacock Spider) at Mount Painter - 3 Oct 2019 Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2019 Tetrigidae (family) (Groundhopper or Pygmy grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 20 Sep 2019 Philagra sp. (genus) (A spittlebug) at Mount Painter - 20 Sep 2019 Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Mount Painter - 14 Sep 2019 Larinia sp. (genus) (Larinia orb weaver) at Mount Painter - 31 Aug 2019 Myrmarachne luctuosa (Polyrachis Ant Mimic Spider) at Mount Painter - 30 Aug 2019 Argoctenus sp. (genus) (Wandering ghost spider) at Mount Painter - 27 Aug 2019 Miturga sp. 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(genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2019 Pheidole sp. (genus) (Seed-harvesting ant) at Mount Painter - 25 Mar 2019 Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Mount Painter - 24 Mar 2019 Tettigoniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Mount Painter - 24 Mar 2019 Calperum sp. (genus) (A recently described genus of pygmy cricket) at Mount Painter - 23 Mar 2019 Leptogaster sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 23 Mar 2019 Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Painter - 16 Mar 2019 Chloropidae (family) (Frit fly) at Mount Painter - 12 Mar 2019 Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Painter - 12 Mar 2019 Hadrotarsinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified hadrotarsine comb-footed spider) at Mount Painter - 24 Feb 2019 Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Mount Painter - 23 Feb 2019 Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Mount Painter - 22 Feb 2019 Dolophones conifera (Wrap-around spider) at Mount Painter - 30 Jan 2019 Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Mount Painter - 30 Jan 2019 Persicaria prostrata (Creeping Knotweed) at Mount Painter - 16 Jan 2019 Philoponella congregabilis (Social house spider) at Mount Painter - 11 Jan 2019 Diphucrania sp. (genus) (Jewel beetle) at Mount Painter - 11 Jan 2019 Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Mount Painter - 11 Jan 2019 Platyzosteria melanaria (Common Eastern Litter Runner) at Mount Painter - 2 Jan 2019 Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018 Diphucrania sp. (genus) (Jewel beetle) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018 Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018 Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala (Golden weather grass) at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018 Wahlenbergia luteola (Yellowish Bluebell) at Mount Painter - 5 Dec 2018 Helea ovata (Pie-dish beetle) at Mount Painter - 4 Dec 2018 Agrypnus sp. (genus) (Rough click beetle) at Mount Painter - 4 Dec 2018 Arrade destituta (A Noctuid moth) at Mount Painter - 21 Nov 2018 Destolmia lineata (Streaked Notodontid) at Mount Painter - 12 Nov 2018 Philobota impletella (A concealer moth) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018 Cymbacha ocellata (Facemask crab spider) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018 Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018 Salticidae sp. 'Golden palps' (Unidentified jumping spider) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018 Homotrysis cisteloides (Darkling beetle) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018 Calochilus platychilus (Purple beard orchid) at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2018 Maratus purcellae (Purcell's peacock spider) at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2018 Chalcididae sp. (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2018 Trichophthalma laetilinea (Tangled Vein Fly) at Mount Painter - 15 Oct 2018 Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Mount Painter - 15 Oct 2018 Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2018 Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2018
Rytidosperma pallidum (Red-anther Wallaby Grass) at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2019
Runcinia acuminata (Pointy Crab Spider) at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2019
Asilinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified asiline Robberfly) at Mount Painter - 6 Nov 2019
Thelymitra megcalyptra (Swollen sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 30 Oct 2019
Lomandra filiformis subsp. filiformis (Wattle Matrush) at Mount Painter - 30 Oct 2019
Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at Mount Painter - 29 Oct 2019
Oxysarcodexia varia (Sarcophagidae) (Striped Dung Fly) at Mount Painter - 28 Oct 2019
Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Mount Painter - 28 Oct 2019
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 28 Oct 2019
Lehtinelagia prasina (Leek-green flower spider, crab spider) at Mount Painter - 24 Oct 2019
Tephritidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Fruit or Seed fly) at Mount Painter - 22 Oct 2019
Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 22 Oct 2019
Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback) at Mount Painter - 7 Oct 2019
Melophorus perthensis (Field furnace ant) at Mount Painter - 4 Oct 2019
Maratus chrysomelas (Variable Peacock Spider) at Mount Painter - 3 Oct 2019
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2019
Tetrigidae (family) (Groundhopper or Pygmy grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 20 Sep 2019
Philagra sp. (genus) (A spittlebug) at Mount Painter - 20 Sep 2019
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Mount Painter - 14 Sep 2019
Larinia sp. (genus) (Larinia orb weaver) at Mount Painter - 31 Aug 2019
Myrmarachne luctuosa (Polyrachis Ant Mimic Spider) at Mount Painter - 30 Aug 2019
Argoctenus sp. (genus) (Wandering ghost spider) at Mount Painter - 27 Aug 2019
Miturga sp. (genus) (Unidentified False wolf spider) at Mount Painter - 21 Aug 2019
Omoedus marginatus (Jumping spider) at Mount Painter - 18 Aug 2019
Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Mount Painter - 16 Aug 2019
Pseudoscorpiones sp. (order) (False Scorpion, Pseudoscorpion) at Mount Painter - 12 Aug 2019
Myrmecia sp. (genus) (Bull ant or Jack Jumper) at Mount Painter - 12 Aug 2019
Phryganoporus candidus (Foliage-webbing social spider) at Mount Painter - 14 Jun 2019
Crematogaster sp. (genus) (Acrobat ant, Cocktail ant) at Mount Painter - 7 Jun 2019
Tapeigaster sp. (genus) (Heteromyzid fly) at Mount Painter - 7 Jun 2019
Celaenia excavata (Bird-dropping spider) at Mount Painter - 6 Jun 2019
Caladenia atrovespa (Green-comb Spider Orchid) at Mount Painter - 5 Jun 2019
Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Mount Painter - 5 Jun 2019
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Mount Painter - 5 Jun 2019
Tinea sp. (genus) (A fungus moth) at Mount Painter - 16 May 2019
Tinea sp. (genus) (A fungus moth) at Mount Painter - 9 May 2019
Metopochetus compressus (Stilt fly) at Mount Painter - 1 May 2019
Aleucosia sp. (genus) (Bee Fly) at Mount Painter - 9 Apr 2019
Ptilogyna sp. (genus) (A crane fly) at Mount Painter - 6 Apr 2019
Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Mount Painter - 6 Apr 2019
Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 6 Apr 2019
Crematogaster sp. (genus) (Acrobat ant, Cocktail ant) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2019
Tetrigidae (family) (Groundhopper or Pygmy grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2019
Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2019
Thelymitra brevifolia (Short-leaf sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Thelymitra megcalyptra (Swollen sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Aleucosia sp. (genus) (Bee Fly) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Calochilus platychilus (Purple beard orchid) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Calperum sp. (genus) (A recently described genus of pygmy cricket) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Maratus chrysomelas (Variable Peacock Spider) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Diplodium sp. (A greenhood) at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019
Ptilogyna sp. (genus) (A crane fly) at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019
Termitoidae sp. (informal group) (Unidentified termite) at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019
Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019
Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019
Calperum sp. (genus) (A recently described genus of pygmy cricket) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2019
Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2019
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2019
Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2019
Pheidole sp. (genus) (Seed-harvesting ant) at Mount Painter - 25 Mar 2019
Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Mount Painter - 24 Mar 2019
Tettigoniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Mount Painter - 24 Mar 2019
Calperum sp. (genus) (A recently described genus of pygmy cricket) at Mount Painter - 23 Mar 2019
Leptogaster sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 23 Mar 2019
Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Painter - 16 Mar 2019
Chloropidae (family) (Frit fly) at Mount Painter - 12 Mar 2019
Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Painter - 12 Mar 2019
Hadrotarsinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified hadrotarsine comb-footed spider) at Mount Painter - 24 Feb 2019
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Mount Painter - 23 Feb 2019
Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Mount Painter - 22 Feb 2019
Dolophones conifera (Wrap-around spider) at Mount Painter - 30 Jan 2019
Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Mount Painter - 30 Jan 2019
Persicaria prostrata (Creeping Knotweed) at Mount Painter - 16 Jan 2019
Philoponella congregabilis (Social house spider) at Mount Painter - 11 Jan 2019
Diphucrania sp. (genus) (Jewel beetle) at Mount Painter - 11 Jan 2019
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Mount Painter - 11 Jan 2019
Platyzosteria melanaria (Common Eastern Litter Runner) at Mount Painter - 2 Jan 2019
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018
Diphucrania sp. (genus) (Jewel beetle) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018
Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala (Golden weather grass) at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018
Wahlenbergia luteola (Yellowish Bluebell) at Mount Painter - 5 Dec 2018
Helea ovata (Pie-dish beetle) at Mount Painter - 4 Dec 2018
Agrypnus sp. (genus) (Rough click beetle) at Mount Painter - 4 Dec 2018
Arrade destituta (A Noctuid moth) at Mount Painter - 21 Nov 2018
Destolmia lineata (Streaked Notodontid) at Mount Painter - 12 Nov 2018
Philobota impletella (A concealer moth) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018
Cymbacha ocellata (Facemask crab spider) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018
Salticidae sp. 'Golden palps' (Unidentified jumping spider) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018
Homotrysis cisteloides (Darkling beetle) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018
Calochilus platychilus (Purple beard orchid) at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2018
Maratus purcellae (Purcell's peacock spider) at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2018
Chalcididae sp. (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2018
Trichophthalma laetilinea (Tangled Vein Fly) at Mount Painter - 15 Oct 2018
Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Mount Painter - 15 Oct 2018
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2018
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2018

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