Acantholepis mamillatus

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Acantholepis mamillatus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Iridomyrmex rufoniger)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Iridomyrmex
Species: Acantholepis mamillatus
Lowne, 1865

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Iridomyrmex rufoniger.

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • mamillatus. Acantholepis mamillatus Lowne, 1865b: 333 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Hypoclinea: Mayr, 1870b: 955. Junior synonym of rufoniger: Mayr, 1876: 82.

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