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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Iridomyrmex purpureus

1 Meat Ant at Black Mountain

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Iridomyrmex purpureus at Black Mountain - 2 Apr 2017
Iridomyrmex purpureus at Black Mountain - 2 Apr 2017
Iridomyrmex purpureus at Black Mountain - 2 Apr 2017
Iridomyrmex purpureus at Black Mountain - 2 Apr 2017
Iridomyrmex purpureus at Black Mountain - 2 Apr 2017

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Author's notes

Tending to sap-feeders on a small acacia

3 comments

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

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Laetiporus portentosus at Black Mountain - 2 Apr 2020 by RWPurdie
Evaniidae sp. (family) (Hatchet wasp) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2018 by David
Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2018 by David
Podomyrma gratiosa (Muscleman tree ant) at Black Mountain - 21 Oct 2017 by David
Pterostylis pedunculata (Maroonhood) at Black Mountain - 8 Sep 2017 by TobiasHayashi
Caladenia cucullata (Lemon caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Nov 2016 by annam
Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Black Mountain - 8 Nov 2016 by annam
Caladenia moschata (Musky caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Nov 2016 by annam
Chiloglottis sp. at Black Mountain - 13 Oct 2016 by DerekC
Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 13 Oct 2016 by DerekC
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 by annam
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 by annam
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 by annam
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 by annam
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 by annam
Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 by annam
Caladenia carnea (Pink fingers) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 by annam
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 by annam
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 by annam
Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 by annam
Diuris sp. (A donkey orchid) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 by annam
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 by annam
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 by annam
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 by annam
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 by annam
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 by annam
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 by annam
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 by annam
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 by annam
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 by annam
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 by annam
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 by annam
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2016 by annam
Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 2 Oct 2016 by David
Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 9 Oct 2015 by RobynHall
Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Black Mountain - 15 Aug 2015 by AaronClausen
Corunastylis cornuta (Horned midge orchid) at Black Mountain - 2 Aug 2014 by AaronClausen

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 1 Apr 2017 Recorded on
  • David Recorded by

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