Ant ID Brisbane, QLD, Australia - Queen/Iridomyrmex?

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Antspice
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Ant ID Brisbane, QLD, Australia - Queen/Iridomyrmex?

Post: # 70191Post Antspice
Thu May 21, 2020 9:10 pm

Hi All,

I just caught this ant now - in Australia. I believe it is an Iridomyrmex bicknelli - I understand their nuptial flights in Australia are between March-May.

I live in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It is approximately 1~ cm long give or take 2 mm.

Photos:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/188548190@N03/49920952703/in/dateposted-public/

Thank you in advance,

Antspice

Antspice
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Joined: Sat Apr 18, 2020 7:53 pm
Location: Brisbane

Re: Ant ID Brisbane, QLD, Australia - Queen/Iridomyrmex?

Post: # 70349Post Antspice
Tue May 26, 2020 4:11 am

Hi -

Just wanted to update. It has begun to lay - I believe my ID was correct :)

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