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

Ant at Mulligans Flat

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Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) at Mulligans Flat - 22 Feb 2019
Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) at Mulligans Flat - 22 Feb 2019
Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) at Mulligans Flat - 22 Feb 2019

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Tending caterpillars

2 comments

Jon Lewis wrote:
   26 Feb 2019
Hi Alison, were these ants around 3 mm long? Cheers, Jon
   26 Feb 2019
I get really confused with mm as opposed to inches, but I think yes.

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Therevidae sp. (family) (Unidentified stiletto fly) at Mulligans Flat - 22 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
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Calomela maculicollis (Leaf beetle) at Mulligans Flat - 22 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
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Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Mulligans Flat - 27 Oct 2018 by WarrenRowland
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Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback) at Mulligans Flat - 11 Sep 2018 by Mothy
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Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mulligans Flat - 24 Oct 2017 by mainsprite
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Bossiaea prostrata (Creeping bossiaea) at Mulligans Flat - 28 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback) at Mulligans Flat - 27 Sep 2017 by JasonC
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Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Mulligans Flat - 3 Sep 2017 by Alison Milton
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Mulligans Flat - 23 Aug 2017 by JohnBundock
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Polytelis swainsonii (Superb Parrot) at Mulligans Flat - 23 Oct 2016 by CedricBear
Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Mulligans Flat - 7 Sep 2016 by JasonC
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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • Acacia Associated plant
  • 22 Feb 2019 Recorded on
  • Alison Milton Recorded by

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