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Iridomyrmex sp. (genus)

Ant at Hawker, ACT

Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) at Hawker, ACT - 5 Feb 2023
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Identification history

Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) 13 Feb 2023 JonLewis
Unidentified 5 Feb 2023 AlisonMilton

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Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague Soldier Beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton Aporocera (Aporocera) consors (A leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton Trachymela sp. (genus) (Brown button beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton Ceraon sp. (genus) (2-horned tree hopper) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton Monolepta froggatti (Leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton Diphucrania marmorata (Jewel beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton Paropsisterna sp. ("Ch11" of DeLittle 1979) (A leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton Paropsisterna decolorata (A Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton Pseudoperga sp. (genus) (Sawfly, Spitfire) at Hawker, ACT - 25 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton Cermatulus nasalis (Predatory shield bug, Glossy shield bug) at Hawker, ACT - 14 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton Paropsis aspera (Eucalyptus Tortoise Beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 14 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Hawker, ACT - 14 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton Paropsis aspera (Eucalyptus Tortoise Beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 14 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 14 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) at Hawker, ACT - 14 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Hawker, ACT - 14 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton Gminatus australis (Orange assassin bug) at Hawker, ACT - 14 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton Zosteria sp. (genus) (Common brown robber fly) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton Epicoma contristis (Yellow-spotted Epicoma Moth) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton Callidemum hypochalceum (Hop-bush leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Dec 2022 by AlisonMilton Zosteria sp. (genus) (Common brown robber fly) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Dec 2022 by AlisonMilton Pterygophorus cinctus (Bottlebrush sawfly) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Dec 2022 by AlisonMilton Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton Ellipsidion australe (Austral Ellipsidion cockroach) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton Paropsisterna m-fuscum (Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton Trachymela sp. (genus) (Brown button beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton Aglaopus pyrrhata (Leaf Moth) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton Epicyme rubropunctaria (Red-spotted Delicate) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton Opisthoncus sexmaculatus (Six-marked jumping spider) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton Paropsisterna decolorata (A Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton Eleale simplex (Clerid beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton Odontomyia decipiens (Green Soldier Fly) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton Paropsis pictipennis (Tea-tree button beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton Scopula rubraria (Plantain Moth) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton Torbia viridissima (Gum Leaf Katydid) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton Paropsisterna beata (Blessed Leaf Beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton Paropsis aspera (Eucalyptus Tortoise Beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Paropsisterna decolorata (A Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Paropsis pictipennis (Tea-tree button beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Callidemum hypochalceum (Hop-bush leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Cadmus (Cadmus) litigiosus (Leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Paropsisterna decolorata (A Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Polistes (Polistes) chinensis (Asian paper wasp) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Sarcophagidae sp. (family) (Unidentified flesh fly) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Amorbus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Tip bug) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Rayieria acaciae (Acacia-spotting bug) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Geometridae (family) IMMATURE (Unidentified IMMATURE Geometer moths) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Arhodia lasiocamparia (Pink Arhodia) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Aporocera (Aporocera) consors (A leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Macrobathra desmotoma ( A Cosmet moth) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Geometridae (family) IMMATURE (Unidentified IMMATURE Geometer moths) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Epicoma contristis (Yellow-spotted Epicoma Moth) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Aporocera (Aporocera) jocosa (Leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Plebs eburnus (Eastern bush orb-weaver) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Paropsisterna beata (Blessed Leaf Beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Amorbus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Tip bug) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Sep 2021 by AlisonMilton Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Hawker, ACT - 21 Jul 2019 by AlisonMilton
Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague Soldier Beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton
Aporocera (Aporocera) consors (A leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton
Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton
Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton
Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton
Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton
Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton
Trachymela sp. (genus) (Brown button beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton
Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton
Ceraon sp. (genus) (2-horned tree hopper) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton
Monolepta froggatti (Leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton
Diphucrania marmorata (Jewel beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton
Paropsisterna sp. ("Ch11" of DeLittle 1979) (A leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton
Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton
Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton
Paropsisterna decolorata (A Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton
Pseudoperga sp. (genus) (Sawfly, Spitfire) at Hawker, ACT - 25 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton
Cermatulus nasalis (Predatory shield bug, Glossy shield bug) at Hawker, ACT - 14 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton
Paropsis aspera (Eucalyptus Tortoise Beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 14 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton
Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Hawker, ACT - 14 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton
Paropsis aspera (Eucalyptus Tortoise Beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 14 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton
Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 14 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton
Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) at Hawker, ACT - 14 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton
Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Hawker, ACT - 14 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton
Gminatus australis (Orange assassin bug) at Hawker, ACT - 14 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton
Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton
Zosteria sp. (genus) (Common brown robber fly) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton
Epicoma contristis (Yellow-spotted Epicoma Moth) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Jan 2023 by AlisonMilton
Callidemum hypochalceum (Hop-bush leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Dec 2022 by AlisonMilton
Zosteria sp. (genus) (Common brown robber fly) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Dec 2022 by AlisonMilton
Pterygophorus cinctus (Bottlebrush sawfly) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Dec 2022 by AlisonMilton
Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton
Ellipsidion australe (Austral Ellipsidion cockroach) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton
Paropsisterna m-fuscum (Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton
Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton
Trachymela sp. (genus) (Brown button beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton
Aglaopus pyrrhata (Leaf Moth) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton
Epicyme rubropunctaria (Red-spotted Delicate) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton
Opisthoncus sexmaculatus (Six-marked jumping spider) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton
Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton
Paropsisterna decolorata (A Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton
Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton
Eleale simplex (Clerid beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton
Odontomyia decipiens (Green Soldier Fly) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton
Paropsis pictipennis (Tea-tree button beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton
Scopula rubraria (Plantain Moth) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton
Torbia viridissima (Gum Leaf Katydid) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton
Paropsisterna beata (Blessed Leaf Beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by AlisonMilton
Paropsis aspera (Eucalyptus Tortoise Beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Paropsisterna decolorata (A Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Paropsis pictipennis (Tea-tree button beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Callidemum hypochalceum (Hop-bush leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Cadmus (Cadmus) litigiosus (Leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Paropsisterna decolorata (A Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis (Asian paper wasp) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Sarcophagidae sp. (family) (Unidentified flesh fly) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Tip bug) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Rayieria acaciae (Acacia-spotting bug) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Geometridae (family) IMMATURE (Unidentified IMMATURE Geometer moths) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Arhodia lasiocamparia (Pink Arhodia) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Aporocera (Aporocera) consors (A leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Macrobathra desmotoma ( A Cosmet moth) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Geometridae (family) IMMATURE (Unidentified IMMATURE Geometer moths) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Epicoma contristis (Yellow-spotted Epicoma Moth) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Aporocera (Aporocera) jocosa (Leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Plebs eburnus (Eastern bush orb-weaver) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Paropsisterna beata (Blessed Leaf Beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Tip bug) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Sep 2021 by AlisonMilton
Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Hawker, ACT - 21 Jul 2019 by AlisonMilton

Location information

Species information

  • Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) Scientific name
  • Ant Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 5 Feb 2023 09:22 AM Recorded on
  • AlisonMilton Recorded by

Additional information

  • Acacia Associated plant
  • Tending a horned leafhopper. Associated Insect
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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