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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Iridomyrmex purpureus

1 Meat Ant at ANBG

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Iridomyrmex purpureus at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018
Iridomyrmex purpureus at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Iridomyrmex purpureus 30 Sep 2018 Jon Lewis
Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Iridomyrmex purpureus 30 Sep 2018 Tim L

Author's notes

The meat ants were attending to Wattle Tick Scale Crypyes baccatu attached to a small branch.

1 comment

Jon Lewis wrote:
   30 Sep 2018
Nice photo, Tim.

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Nearby Sightings

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Habronestes bradleyi (Bradley's ant-eating spider) at ANBG - 26 Sep 2019 Sandalodes scopifer (White-spotted Sandalodes) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019 Cleonyminae sp. (subfamily) (Parasitic wasp) at ANBG - 3 Sep 2019 Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 7 Aug 2019 Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at ANBG - 7 Aug 2019 Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 27 Jun 2019 Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 Hyalarcta nigrescens (Ribbed Case Moth) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 Polyrhachis sp. (genus) (A spiny ant) at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at ANBG - 28 May 2019 Oncopeltus sordidus (Milk vine bug) at ANBG - 22 May 2019 Sphaeroceridae sp. (family) (Lesser Dung Fly) at ANBG - 15 Apr 2019 Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at ANBG - 14 Apr 2019 Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at ANBG - 14 Apr 2019 Calliphora sp. (genus) (Unidentified blowfly) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at ANBG - 5 Nov 2018 Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at ANBG - 1 Nov 2018 Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 1 Nov 2018 Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018 Chironomidae sp. (family) (Midge) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018 Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018 Alticini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified flea beetle) at ANBG - 25 Sep 2018 Sarothrocrepis civica (An arboreal 'ground' beetle) at ANBG - 25 Sep 2018 Pycnobraconoides sp. (genus) (A Braconid wasp) at ANBG - 17 Sep 2018 Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at ANBG - 17 Sep 2018 Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018 Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 20 May 2018 Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 18 May 2018 Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 17 May 2018 Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at ANBG - 5 Apr 2018 Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at ANBG - 5 Apr 2018 Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at ANBG - 5 Apr 2018 Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 9 Jan 2018 Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at ANBG - 2 Oct 2017
Habronestes bradleyi (Bradley's ant-eating spider) at ANBG - 26 Sep 2019
Sandalodes scopifer (White-spotted Sandalodes) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019
Cleonyminae sp. (subfamily) (Parasitic wasp) at ANBG - 3 Sep 2019
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 7 Aug 2019
Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at ANBG - 7 Aug 2019
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 27 Jun 2019
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019
Hyalarcta nigrescens (Ribbed Case Moth) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019
Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019
Polyrhachis sp. (genus) (A spiny ant) at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019
Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at ANBG - 28 May 2019
Oncopeltus sordidus (Milk vine bug) at ANBG - 22 May 2019
Sphaeroceridae sp. (family) (Lesser Dung Fly) at ANBG - 15 Apr 2019
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at ANBG - 14 Apr 2019
Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at ANBG - 14 Apr 2019
Calliphora sp. (genus) (Unidentified blowfly) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at ANBG - 5 Nov 2018
Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at ANBG - 1 Nov 2018
Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 1 Nov 2018
Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018
Chironomidae sp. (family) (Midge) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018
Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018
Alticini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified flea beetle) at ANBG - 25 Sep 2018
Sarothrocrepis civica (An arboreal 'ground' beetle) at ANBG - 25 Sep 2018
Pycnobraconoides sp. (genus) (A Braconid wasp) at ANBG - 17 Sep 2018
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at ANBG - 17 Sep 2018
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 20 May 2018
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 18 May 2018
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 17 May 2018
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at ANBG - 5 Apr 2018
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at ANBG - 5 Apr 2018
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at ANBG - 5 Apr 2018
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 9 Jan 2018
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at ANBG - 2 Oct 2017

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 27 Sep 2018 1:05 PM Recorded on
  • Tim L Recorded by
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