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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Iridomyrmex purpureus

Meat Ant at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

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Iridomyrmex purpureus at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 25 May 2019
Iridomyrmex purpureus at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 25 May 2019
Iridomyrmex purpureus at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 25 May 2019

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Iridomyrmex purpureus 25 May 2019 Jon Lewis
Unidentified 25 May 2019 Christine

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Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 26 May 2020 by Christine
Persicaria hydropiper (Water Pepper) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 23 Feb 2020 by Thommo17
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Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 11 Nov 2018 by AaronClausen
Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 28 Sep 2018 by Alison Milton
Pomaderris aspera (Hazel Pomaderris) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 13 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall
Corvus coronoides (Australian Raven) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 14 Aug 2018 by RodDeb
Dolichoderus scabridus (Dolly ant) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 27 Apr 2018 by Christine
Chalcites lucidus (Shining Bronze-Cuckoo) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 31 Jan 2018 by JohnBundock
Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2017 by RodDeb
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2017 by RodDeb
Eucalyptus rubida subsp. rubida (Candlebark) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2017 by RodDeb
Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis (Common Brown Crane Fly) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 5 Dec 2017 by JohnBundock
Epilobium sp. (A Willow Herb) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2016 by JohnBundock
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 4 Nov 2016 by JohnBundock
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Nov 2016 by JohnBundock
Pterohelaeus sp. (genus) (Pie-dish beetle) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway
Isoodon obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 15 Oct 2016 by David
Falcunculus frontatus (Crested Shrike-tit) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 24 Jul 2016 by JohnBundock
Dermocybe austroveneta (Green Skinhead) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 26 Jun 2016 by RyuCallaway
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-neck Turtle) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 21 Jan 2016 by RyuCallaway
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night-Heron) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2016 by JohnBundock
Isotoma fluviatilis subsp. australis (Swamp Isotome) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 22 Nov 2015 by galah681
Myosotis laxa subsp. caespitosa (Water Forget-me-not) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 22 Nov 2015 by galah681
Hypoxis hygrometrica var. hygrometrica (Golden Weather-grass) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 22 Nov 2015 by galah681
Ranunculus lappaceus (Australian Buttercup) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 22 Nov 2015 by galah681
Hypericum japonicum (Creeping St John's Wort) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 22 Nov 2015 by galah681
Uperoleia laevigata (Smooth Toadlet) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 23 Oct 2015 by RyuCallaway
Phlebopus marginatus (Giant Bolete) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 25 Jan 2015 by michaelb
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 7 Nov 2010 by galah681
Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus (Black-necked Stork) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 18 Jan 1986 by RodDeb

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • 24 May 2019 Recorded on
  • Christine Recorded by

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