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

Ant at Illilanga & Baroona

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Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) at Illilanga & Baroona - 23 Dec 2018
Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) at Illilanga & Baroona - 23 Dec 2018
Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) at Illilanga & Baroona - 23 Dec 2018
Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) at Illilanga & Baroona - 23 Dec 2018
Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) at Illilanga & Baroona - 23 Dec 2018

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) 20 Jun 2019 Jon Lewis
Unidentified 20 Jun 2019 Illilanga

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Jon Lewis wrote:
   20 Jun 2019
Looks like a mated queen who has landed and dropped her wings, now looking for somewhere to dig her nest - though the spot she's chosen doesn't look too promising. Cheers, Jon

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Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Illilanga & Baroona - 27 Jul 2019 Poecilometis patruelis (Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Illilanga & Baroona - 18 Apr 2019 Camponotus nigriceps (Black-headed sugar ant) at Illilanga & Baroona - 5 Apr 2019 Melichrus urceolatus (Urn heath) at Illilanga & Baroona - 5 Apr 2019 Aristida ramosa (Purple Wire Grass) at Illilanga & Baroona - 5 Apr 2019 Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Illilanga & Baroona - 17 Mar 2019 Paropsisterna fastidiosa (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Illilanga & Baroona - 17 Mar 2019 Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Illilanga & Baroona - 17 Mar 2019 Daphoenositta chrysoptera (Varied Sittella) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Jan 2019 Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Jan 2019 Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Jan 2019 Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Jan 2019 Mentha diemenica (Wild Mint) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Jan 2019 Brachyscome aculeata (Hill Daisy) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Jan 2019 Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Jan 2019 Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Jan 2019 Falco longipennis (Australian Hobby) at Illilanga & Baroona - 9 Jan 2019 Dichondra sp. Inglewood (J.M.Dalby 86/93) Qld Herbarium (Kidney Weed) at Illilanga & Baroona - 29 Dec 2018 Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Illilanga & Baroona - 23 Dec 2018 Daphoenositta chrysoptera (Varied Sittella) at Illilanga & Baroona - 23 Dec 2018 Trifolium arvense (Haresfoot Clover) at Illilanga & Baroona - 1 Dec 2018 Myrmecia nigriceps (Black-headed bull ant) at Illilanga & Baroona - 15 Nov 2018 Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Illilanga & Baroona - 8 Nov 2018 Platyzosteria melanaria (Common Eastern Litter Runner) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Nov 2018 Mantodea sp. (order) (Unidentified praying mantis) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Nov 2018 Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Nov 2018 Maratus chrysomelas (Variable Peacock Spider) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Nov 2018 Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Illilanga & Baroona - 14 Oct 2018 Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Illilanga & Baroona - 13 Oct 2018 Habronestes bradleyi (Bradley's ant-eating spider) at Illilanga & Baroona - 13 Oct 2018 Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Illilanga & Baroona - 13 Oct 2018 Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Illilanga & Baroona - 13 Oct 2018 Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox) at Illilanga & Baroona - 1 Oct 2018 Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at Illilanga & Baroona - 10 Sep 2018 Agrypnus sp. (genus) (Rough click beetle) at Illilanga & Baroona - 10 Sep 2018 Macropus rufogriseus (Red-necked Wallaby) at Illilanga & Baroona - 28 Aug 2018 Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Illilanga & Baroona - 16 Aug 2018 Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Aug 2018 Eucalyptus bridgesiana (Apple Box) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Aug 2018 Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Illilanga & Baroona - 22 Jul 2018 Acacia melanoxylon (Blackwood) at Illilanga & Baroona - 22 Jul 2018 Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Illilanga & Baroona - 22 Jul 2018 Chalcopteroides sp. (genus) (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Illilanga & Baroona - 8 Jul 2018 Anystidae (family) (Unidentified anystid mite) at Illilanga & Baroona - 21 Jun 2018 Crematogaster sp. (genus) (Acrobat ant, Cocktail ant) at Illilanga & Baroona - 21 Jun 2018 Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Illilanga & Baroona - 21 Jun 2018 Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Illilanga & Baroona - 11 Jun 2018 Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Illilanga & Baroona - 19 Mar 2018 Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant) at Illilanga & Baroona - 24 Feb 2018 Manorina melanocephala (Noisy Miner) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Feb 2018 Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Illilanga & Baroona - 28 Jan 2018 Aristida sp. (A Wiregrass) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Jan 2018 Desmodium brachypodum (Large tick-trefoil) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Jan 2018 Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Jan 2018 Cymbopogon refractus (Barbed-Wire Grass) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Jan 2018 Hasarius adansonii (TBC) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Jan 2018 Tabanidae sp. (family) (Unidentified march or horse fly) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Jan 2018 Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Jan 2018 Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red & Blue Damsel) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Jan 2018 Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Jan 2018 Brachyscome dentata (Lobe-seed Daisy) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Jan 2018 Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Jan 2018 Paralucia pyrodiscus (Fiery Copper) at Illilanga & Baroona - 28 Dec 2017 Aphrophorinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified spittlebug) at Illilanga & Baroona - 28 Dec 2017 Macrobathra chrysotoxa (A cosmet moth) at Illilanga & Baroona - 28 Dec 2017 Desmodium brachypodum (Large tick-trefoil) at Illilanga & Baroona - 23 Dec 2017 Euproctis marginalis (Margined Browntail Moth) at Illilanga & Baroona - 17 Dec 2017 Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Illilanga & Baroona - 10 Dec 2017 Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Illilanga & Baroona - 9 Dec 2017 Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Illilanga & Baroona - 9 Dec 2017 Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Nov 2017 Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Illilanga & Baroona - 7 Nov 2017 Heterozyga coppatias (A concealer moth) at Illilanga & Baroona - 7 Nov 2017 Maratus vespertilio (Bat-like peacock spider) at Illilanga & Baroona - 5 Nov 2017 Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Illilanga & Baroona - 5 Nov 2017 Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Illilanga & Baroona - 5 Nov 2017 Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Illilanga & Baroona - 17 Feb 2017 Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Illilanga & Baroona - 6 Feb 2017 Dama dama (Fallow Deer) at Illilanga & Baroona - 15 Jan 2017 Trichosurus vulpecula (Common Brushtail Possum) at Illilanga & Baroona - 23 Oct 2016 Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Illilanga & Baroona - 21 Oct 2016 Vombatus ursinus (Wombat) at Illilanga & Baroona - 11 Oct 2016 Stuartina muelleri (Spoon Cudweed) at Illilanga & Baroona - 9 Oct 2016 Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Illilanga & Baroona - 10 Apr 2016 Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Illilanga & Baroona - 10 Apr 2016 Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Illilanga & Baroona - 15 Feb 2016 Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Illilanga & Baroona - 14 Jan 2016 Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Illilanga & Baroona - 11 Oct 2015 Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Illilanga & Baroona - 15 Feb 2015 Turneromyia sp. (genus) (Zebra spider wasp) at Illilanga & Baroona - 15 Feb 2015 Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Illilanga & Baroona - 15 Feb 2015 Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Illilanga & Baroona - 2 Feb 2015 Psaltoda moerens (Redeye Cicada) at Illilanga & Baroona - 7 Dec 2014 Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Illilanga & Baroona - 1 Dec 2014 Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Illilanga & Baroona - 2 Nov 2014 Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Illilanga & Baroona - 2 Nov 2014 Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Illilanga & Baroona - 25 May 2014 Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Illilanga & Baroona - 27 Mar 2014 Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Illilanga & Baroona - 11 Feb 2014 Turdus merula (Common Blackbird) at Illilanga & Baroona - 2 Jan 2014
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Illilanga & Baroona - 27 Jul 2019
Poecilometis patruelis (Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Illilanga & Baroona - 18 Apr 2019
Camponotus nigriceps (Black-headed sugar ant) at Illilanga & Baroona - 5 Apr 2019
Melichrus urceolatus (Urn heath) at Illilanga & Baroona - 5 Apr 2019
Aristida ramosa (Purple Wire Grass) at Illilanga & Baroona - 5 Apr 2019
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Illilanga & Baroona - 17 Mar 2019
Paropsisterna fastidiosa (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Illilanga & Baroona - 17 Mar 2019
Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Illilanga & Baroona - 17 Mar 2019
Daphoenositta chrysoptera (Varied Sittella) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Jan 2019
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Jan 2019
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Jan 2019
Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Jan 2019
Mentha diemenica (Wild Mint) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Jan 2019
Brachyscome aculeata (Hill Daisy) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Jan 2019
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Jan 2019
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Jan 2019
Falco longipennis (Australian Hobby) at Illilanga & Baroona - 9 Jan 2019
Dichondra sp. Inglewood (J.M.Dalby 86/93) Qld Herbarium (Kidney Weed) at Illilanga & Baroona - 29 Dec 2018
Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Illilanga & Baroona - 23 Dec 2018
Daphoenositta chrysoptera (Varied Sittella) at Illilanga & Baroona - 23 Dec 2018
Trifolium arvense (Haresfoot Clover) at Illilanga & Baroona - 1 Dec 2018
Myrmecia nigriceps (Black-headed bull ant) at Illilanga & Baroona - 15 Nov 2018
Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Illilanga & Baroona - 8 Nov 2018
Platyzosteria melanaria (Common Eastern Litter Runner) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Nov 2018
Mantodea sp. (order) (Unidentified praying mantis) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Nov 2018
Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Nov 2018
Maratus chrysomelas (Variable Peacock Spider) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Nov 2018
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Illilanga & Baroona - 14 Oct 2018
Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Illilanga & Baroona - 13 Oct 2018
Habronestes bradleyi (Bradley's ant-eating spider) at Illilanga & Baroona - 13 Oct 2018
Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Illilanga & Baroona - 13 Oct 2018
Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Illilanga & Baroona - 13 Oct 2018
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox) at Illilanga & Baroona - 1 Oct 2018
Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at Illilanga & Baroona - 10 Sep 2018
Agrypnus sp. (genus) (Rough click beetle) at Illilanga & Baroona - 10 Sep 2018
Macropus rufogriseus (Red-necked Wallaby) at Illilanga & Baroona - 28 Aug 2018
Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Illilanga & Baroona - 16 Aug 2018
Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Aug 2018
Eucalyptus bridgesiana (Apple Box) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Aug 2018
Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Illilanga & Baroona - 22 Jul 2018
Acacia melanoxylon (Blackwood) at Illilanga & Baroona - 22 Jul 2018
Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Illilanga & Baroona - 22 Jul 2018
Chalcopteroides sp. (genus) (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Illilanga & Baroona - 8 Jul 2018
Anystidae (family) (Unidentified anystid mite) at Illilanga & Baroona - 21 Jun 2018
Crematogaster sp. (genus) (Acrobat ant, Cocktail ant) at Illilanga & Baroona - 21 Jun 2018
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Illilanga & Baroona - 21 Jun 2018
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Illilanga & Baroona - 11 Jun 2018
Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Illilanga & Baroona - 19 Mar 2018
Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant) at Illilanga & Baroona - 24 Feb 2018
Manorina melanocephala (Noisy Miner) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Feb 2018
Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Illilanga & Baroona - 28 Jan 2018
Aristida sp. (A Wiregrass) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Jan 2018
Desmodium brachypodum (Large tick-trefoil) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Jan 2018
Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Jan 2018
Cymbopogon refractus (Barbed-Wire Grass) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Jan 2018
Hasarius adansonii (TBC) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Jan 2018
Tabanidae sp. (family) (Unidentified march or horse fly) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Jan 2018
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Jan 2018
Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red & Blue Damsel) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Jan 2018
Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Jan 2018
Brachyscome dentata (Lobe-seed Daisy) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Jan 2018
Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Illilanga & Baroona - 3 Jan 2018
Paralucia pyrodiscus (Fiery Copper) at Illilanga & Baroona - 28 Dec 2017
Aphrophorinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified spittlebug) at Illilanga & Baroona - 28 Dec 2017
Macrobathra chrysotoxa (A cosmet moth) at Illilanga & Baroona - 28 Dec 2017
Desmodium brachypodum (Large tick-trefoil) at Illilanga & Baroona - 23 Dec 2017
Euproctis marginalis (Margined Browntail Moth) at Illilanga & Baroona - 17 Dec 2017
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Illilanga & Baroona - 10 Dec 2017
Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Illilanga & Baroona - 9 Dec 2017
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Illilanga & Baroona - 9 Dec 2017
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Illilanga & Baroona - 12 Nov 2017
Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Illilanga & Baroona - 7 Nov 2017
Heterozyga coppatias (A concealer moth) at Illilanga & Baroona - 7 Nov 2017
Maratus vespertilio (Bat-like peacock spider) at Illilanga & Baroona - 5 Nov 2017
Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Illilanga & Baroona - 5 Nov 2017
Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Illilanga & Baroona - 5 Nov 2017
Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Illilanga & Baroona - 17 Feb 2017
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Illilanga & Baroona - 6 Feb 2017
Dama dama (Fallow Deer) at Illilanga & Baroona - 15 Jan 2017
Trichosurus vulpecula (Common Brushtail Possum) at Illilanga & Baroona - 23 Oct 2016
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Illilanga & Baroona - 21 Oct 2016
Vombatus ursinus (Wombat) at Illilanga & Baroona - 11 Oct 2016
Stuartina muelleri (Spoon Cudweed) at Illilanga & Baroona - 9 Oct 2016
Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Illilanga & Baroona - 10 Apr 2016
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Illilanga & Baroona - 10 Apr 2016
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Illilanga & Baroona - 15 Feb 2016
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Illilanga & Baroona - 14 Jan 2016
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Illilanga & Baroona - 11 Oct 2015
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Illilanga & Baroona - 15 Feb 2015
Turneromyia sp. (genus) (Zebra spider wasp) at Illilanga & Baroona - 15 Feb 2015
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Illilanga & Baroona - 15 Feb 2015
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Illilanga & Baroona - 2 Feb 2015
Psaltoda moerens (Redeye Cicada) at Illilanga & Baroona - 7 Dec 2014
Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Illilanga & Baroona - 1 Dec 2014
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Illilanga & Baroona - 2 Nov 2014
Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Illilanga & Baroona - 2 Nov 2014
Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Illilanga & Baroona - 25 May 2014
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Illilanga & Baroona - 27 Mar 2014
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Illilanga & Baroona - 11 Feb 2014
Turdus merula (Common Blackbird) at Illilanga & Baroona - 2 Jan 2014

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