Iridomyrmex rufoniger

Tufted Tyrant Ant at Acton, ACT

Iridomyrmex rufoniger at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022
Iridomyrmex rufoniger at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022
Iridomyrmex rufoniger at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022
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Identification history

Iridomyrmex rufoniger 8 May 2022 JonLewis
Unidentified 6 May 2022 AlisonMilton

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Neola semiaurata (Wattle Notodontid Moth) at GG179 - 15 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Orgyia anartoides (Painted Apple Moth) at GG179 - 15 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Tipanaea patulella (A Crambid moth) at GG179 - 13 Feb 2024 by Miranda
Ichneumonoidea (Superfamily) (A species of parasitic wasp) at GG179 - 6 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Hylaeus (Analastoroides) foveatus at Acton, ACT - 29 Jan 2024 by PeterA
Chelepteryx collesi (White-stemmed Gum Moth) at GG236 - 11 Jan 2024 by HelenCross
Primeuchroeus sp. (genus) (Cuckoo Wasp) at GG179 - 8 Jan 2024 by RangerGregor
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at GG179 - 4 Jan 2024 by MarkT
Tamopsis eucalypti (A two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 4 Jan 2024 by MarkT
Amphylaeus morosus at ANBG - 1 Jan 2024 by JohnBundock
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at GG179 - 22 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 3 Nov 2023 by CattleDog
Chrysididae (family) (Cuckoo wasp or Emerald wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by courtneyb
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by courtneyb
Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Acton, ACT - 25 Oct 2023 by Miranda
Lauxaniidae (family) (Unidentified lauxaniid fly) at GG179 - 22 Oct 2023 by AlisonMilton
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 22 Oct 2023 by AlisonMilton
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 17 Oct 2023 by Christine
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 17 Oct 2023 by HelenCross
Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 6 Oct 2023 by Terrylee
Lampides boeticus (Long-tailed Pea-blue) at Canberra Central, ACT - 2 Oct 2023 by JohnBundock
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2023 by Miranda
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 18 Jul 2023 by patrick25
Primeuchroeus sp. (genus) (Cuckoo Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by Kenp12
Megachile lucidiventris (Resin bee, Megachilid bee) at Acton, ACT - 31 Jan 2023 by Roger
Primeuchroeus sp. (genus) (Cuckoo Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by AJB
Neoaratus hercules (Herculean Robber Fly) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jan 2023 by Roger
Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Acton, ACT - 14 Dec 2022 by RodDeb
Phaps elegans (Brush Bronzewing) at Acton, ACT - 10 Dec 2022 by rawshorty
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 1 Dec 2022 by AJB
Eleale sp. (genus) (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Nov 2022 by HelenCross
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2022 by TimL
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Acton, ACT - 19 Sep 2022 by HelenBoronia
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok
Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Conocephalus semivittatus (Meadow katydid) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022 by TimL
Oncopeltus (Oncopeltus) sordidus (Milk vine bug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by Harrisi
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by RodDeb
Ceraon vitta (Treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL
Polistes sp. (genus) (Unidentified paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by MarkT
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by MarkT
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by Roger
Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Turneromyia sp. (genus) (Zebra spider wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Austrosciapus sp. (genus) (Long-legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Opisthoncus abnormis (Long-legged Jumper) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Merophyas therina (a Tortrix Moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Leioproctus (Cladocerapis) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Persoonia Bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Theridiidae sp. (family) (Comb-footed spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Helpis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bronze Jumping Spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Mordella sydneyana (Pintail Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Pararguda nasuta (Wattle Snout Moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Nacaduba biocellata (Two-spotted Line-Blue) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Hortophora transmarina (Garden Orb Weaver) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Eristalinus punctulatus (Golden Native Drone Fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Stomorhina sp. (genus) (Snout fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Isomoralla eriscota (A concealer moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague Soldier Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Neola semiaurata (Wattle Notodontid Moth) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Thaumetopoeinae (subfamily) (Bag-shelter Moths, Processionary Caterpillars) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Ancita australis (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Rayieria acaciae (Acacia-spotting bug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by MarkT
Acroaspis sp. (genus) (Twig Spider) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2021 by Cricket
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by Roger
Chrysididae (family) (Cuckoo wasp or Emerald wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by Roger
Gasteruption sp. (genus) (Gasteruptiid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by Roger
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB
Megachile (Hackeriapis) oblonga (A Megachild bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB
Eleale aspera (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2021 by HelenCross
Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2021 by Roger
Balta bicolor (A balta cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by PeterA
Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Downer, ACT - 5 Aug 2021 by TimL
Amblyopone australis (Slow Ant) at Downer, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL
Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Downer, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL
Deroceras laeve (Marsh Slug) at Downer, ACT - 23 Jul 2021 by TimL
Ledrinae (subfamily) (A Flat-headed Leafhopper) at Downer, ACT - 9 May 2021 by TimL
Pseudococcidae sp. (family) (A mealybug) at Downer, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by TimL
Coniopterygidae (family) (Dusty lacewing or Dustywing) at Downer, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by TimL
Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Acton, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton
Primeuchroeus sp. (genus) (Cuckoo Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger

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Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 4 Feb 2022 01:27 PM Recorded on
  • AlisonMilton Recorded by

Additional information

  • Acacia Associated plant
  • Attending leafhoppers Associated Insect
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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