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Iridomyrmex purpureus

Meat Ant at Mount Ainslie

Iridomyrmex purpureus at Mount Ainslie - 2 Jan 2021
Iridomyrmex purpureus at Mount Ainslie - 2 Jan 2021
Iridomyrmex purpureus at Mount Ainslie - 2 Jan 2021
Iridomyrmex purpureus at Mount Ainslie - 2 Jan 2021
Iridomyrmex purpureus at Mount Ainslie - 2 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Iridomyrmex purpureus 5 Jan 2021 JonLewis
Iridomyrmex purpureus 5 Jan 2021 TimL

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Hirschfeldia incana (Buchan Weed, Yellow Turnip Weed, Hairy Brassica) at Mount Ainslie - 15 Nov 2020 by jbromilow50 Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Mount Ainslie - 14 Oct 2020 by jbromilow50 Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Mount Ainslie - 15 Jul 2020 by jbromilow50 Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Mount Ainslie - 14 Jun 2020 by jbromilow50 Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Mount Ainslie - 13 Jun 2020 by jbromilow50 Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Mount Ainslie - 12 Jun 2020 by jbromilow50 Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Mount Ainslie - 15 May 2020 by jbromilow50 Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Mount Ainslie - 12 May 2020 by jbromilow50 Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Mount Ainslie - 2 Dec 2019 by WalterEgo Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Mount Ainslie - 10 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50 Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Mount Ainslie - 10 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50 Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Mount Ainslie - 10 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50 Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Mount Ainslie - 8 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50 Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Mount Ainslie - 8 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50 Accipiter cirrocephalus (Collared Sparrowhawk) at Mount Ainslie - 8 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50 Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Mount Ainslie - 8 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50 Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Dec 2018 by Bennjo Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback) at Mount Ainslie - 30 Sep 2018 by AaronClausen Papaver somniferum (Opium Poppy) at Mount Ainslie - 12 Oct 2015 by AaronClausen
Hirschfeldia incana (Buchan Weed, Yellow Turnip Weed, Hairy Brassica) at Mount Ainslie - 15 Nov 2020 by jbromilow50
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Mount Ainslie - 14 Oct 2020 by jbromilow50
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Mount Ainslie - 15 Jul 2020 by jbromilow50
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Mount Ainslie - 14 Jun 2020 by jbromilow50
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Mount Ainslie - 13 Jun 2020 by jbromilow50
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Mount Ainslie - 12 Jun 2020 by jbromilow50
Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Mount Ainslie - 15 May 2020 by jbromilow50
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Mount Ainslie - 12 May 2020 by jbromilow50
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Mount Ainslie - 2 Dec 2019 by WalterEgo
Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Mount Ainslie - 10 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50
Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Mount Ainslie - 10 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Mount Ainslie - 10 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Mount Ainslie - 8 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Mount Ainslie - 8 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50
Accipiter cirrocephalus (Collared Sparrowhawk) at Mount Ainslie - 8 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Mount Ainslie - 8 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Dec 2018 by Bennjo
Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback) at Mount Ainslie - 30 Sep 2018 by AaronClausen
Papaver somniferum (Opium Poppy) at Mount Ainslie - 12 Oct 2015 by AaronClausen

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 2 Jan 2021 11:31 AM Recorded on
  • TimL Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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