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Iridomyrmex purpureus

Meat Ant at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby

Iridomyrmex purpureus at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 21 Sep 2020
Iridomyrmex purpureus at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 21 Sep 2020
Iridomyrmex purpureus at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 21 Sep 2020
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Identification history

Iridomyrmex purpureus 22 Sep 2020 JonLewis
Iridomyrmex purpureus 21 Sep 2020 Mike

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Taking flight before the storm.

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Nearby sightings

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Trifolium arvense var. arvense (Haresfoot Clover) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 8 Oct 2020 by Mike
Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum Lily) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 14 Jul 2020 by Mike
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 21 Apr 2019 by Mike
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 8 Feb 2019 by Mike
Anax papuensis (Australian Emperor) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 9 Sep 2017 by Mike
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 24 Jun 2016 by Mike
Amanita muscaria (Fly agaric) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 24 Jun 2016 by Mike
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 6 Jun 2016 by Mike

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1,001 - 10,000 Abundance
  • 21 Sep 2020 02:20 PM Recorded on
  • Mike Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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