Camponotus horni Kirby, W.F.

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Camponotus horni
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Iridomyrmex purpureus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Iridomyrmex
Species: Camponotus horni
Kirby, W.F., 1896

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

Nomenclature

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

  • horni. Camponotus horni Kirby, W.F. 1896: 205 (w., not q.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of purpureus: Clark, 1930c: 20. See also: Shattuck, 1993a: 128.

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