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Monday, June 06, 2016

Iridomyrmex

Iridomyrmex sp. is a monomorphic ant of the Dolichoderinae subfamily. A fast running ground dwelling ant, Iridomyrmex sp are generally found nesting in more arid places in this locale.










Nest chamber of Iridomyrmex sp.

Queen of Iridomyrmex sp.







See also:
Dolichoderus
Dolichoderus sp02

Philidris
Philidris sp02



Taxonomy:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Subclass: Pterygota
Infraclass: Neoptera
Order: Hymenoptera
Suborder: Apocrita
Infraorder: Aculeata
Superfamily: Vespoidea
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Dolichoderini
Genus: Iridomyrmex


Last Updated: 2016 06 06
First Posted: 2016 06 06
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