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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Iridomyrmex purpureus

Meat Ant at Bullen Range

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Iridomyrmex purpureus at Bullen Range - 2 Aug 2019
Iridomyrmex purpureus at Bullen Range - 2 Aug 2019
Iridomyrmex purpureus at Bullen Range - 2 Aug 2019
Iridomyrmex purpureus at Bullen Range - 2 Aug 2019

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Author's notes

only about 12 ants observed in this location but there were quite a few holes in the nest

2 comments

Jon Lewis wrote:
   2 Aug 2019
They are just waiting for the weather to warm up a bit! Cheers, Jon
Jon Lewis wrote:
   2 Aug 2019
They are just waiting for the weather to warm up a bit! Cheers, Jon

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Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Bullen Range - 2 Aug 2019 by RodDeb
Strepera versicolor (Grey Currawong) at Bullen Range - 2 Aug 2019 by RodDeb
Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Bullen Range - 2 Aug 2019 by RodDeb
Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Bullen Range - 5 Aug 2018 by michaelb
Melichrus urceolatus (Urn heath) at Bullen Range - 25 Jul 2018 by michaelb
Persicaria prostrata (Creeping Knotweed) at Bullen Range - 21 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Bullen Range - 21 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Callistemon sieberi (River Bottlebrush) at Bullen Range - 21 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Persicaria decipiens (Slender Knotweed) at Bullen Range - 21 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Persicaria lapathifolia (Pale Knotweed) at Bullen Range - 21 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox) at Bullen Range - 19 Mar 2014 by michaelb

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 12 Abundance
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size (cm)
  • 2 Aug 2019 Recorded on
  • RodDeb Recorded by

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