Checklist of Iridomyrmex species

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Iridomyrmex
Dolichoderinae
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Iridomyrmex purpureus
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Distribution
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Species Richness
Statistics
Valid Species 80
Invalid Species 37
Fossils 5
Countries Occupied 29
Year Described 1862
First Species Described 1858
Last Species Described 2011

The following species and subspecies belong to the genus Iridomyrmex. Synonyms are listed under their senior names. For valid names only see Iridomyrmex species and for distribution information see Iridomyrmex species by Country.

A

adstringatus Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)
agilis Forel, 1907 (Australia)
alpinus Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)
anceps (Roger, 1863) (Australia, Bangladesh, Borneo, China, Cook Islands, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Krakatau Islands, Laos, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Myanmar, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Tokelau, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna Islands)
   • Iridomyrmex anceps ignobilis Forel, 1912
   • Iridomyrmex anceps sikkimensis Forel, 1904
   • Iridomyrmex anceps watsonii Forel, 1895
   • Iridomyrmex bicknelli formosae Forel, 1912
   • Iridomyrmex excisus Mayr, 1867
   • Iridomyrmex gracilis papuana Emery, 1897
   • Iridomyrmex meinerti Forel, 1901
   • Iridomyrmex rufoniger metallescens Emery, 1893
   • Prenolepis discoidalis Donisthorpe, 1947

anderseni Shattuck, 1993 (Australia)
angusticeps Forel, 1901 (Australia, New Guinea, Philippines)
anteroinclinus Shattuck, 1993 (Australia)
atypicus Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)
azureus Viehmeyer, 1914 (Australia)

B

bicknelli Emery, 1898 (Australia, New Guinea)
   • Formica gracilis Lowne Lowne, 1865
   • Iridomyrmex bicknelli splendidus Forel, 1902

bicknelli luteus Forel, 1915 (Australia)
bigi Shattuck, 1993 (Australia)
   • Iridomyrmex variscapus Shattuck, 1993

brennani Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)
brunneus Forel, 1902 (Australia)
   • Iridomyrmex gracilis fusciventris Forel, 1913

C

calvus Emery, 1914 (Australia, New Caledonia, Norfolk Island)
   • Iridomyrmex albitarsus Wheeler, W.M., 1927
   • Iridomyrmex notialis Shattuck, 1993

cappoinclinus Shattuck, 1993 (Australia)
cephaloinclinus Shattuck, 1993 (Australia)
chasei Forel, 1902 (Australia)
   • Iridomyrmex chasei concolor Forel, 1902
   • Iridomyrmex chasei yalgooensis Forel, 1907

coeruleus Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia, New Guinea)
conifer Forel, 1902 (Australia)
continentis Forel, 1907 (Australia)
cuneiceps Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)
cupreus Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)
curvifrons Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)
cyaneus Wheeler, W.M., 1915 (Australia)

D

difficilis Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)
discors Forel, 1902 (Australia)
   • Iridomyrmex discors aeneogaster Wheeler, W.M., 1915
   • Iridomyrmex discors occipitalis Forel, 1907

dromus Clark, 1938 (Australia)

E

elongatus Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)
exsanguis Forel, 1907 (Australia)

F

fulgens Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)

G

galbanus Shattuck, 1993 (Australia)
gibbus Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)
gumnos Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)

H

hartmeyeri Forel, 1907 (Australia)
hertogi Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)
hesperus Shattuck, 1993 (Australia)

I

infuscus Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)
innocens Forel, 1907 (Australia)
   • Iridomyrmex argutus Shattuck, 1993
   • Iridomyrmex occiduus Shattuck, 1993

L

lividus Shattuck, 1993 (Australia)
longisoma Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)
luteoclypeatus Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)

M

macrops Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)
mattiroloi Emery, 1898 (Australia)
mayri Forel, 1915 (Australia)
meridianus Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)
minor Forel, 1915 (Australia)
mirabilis Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)
mjobergi Forel, 1915 (Australia, New Guinea)

N

neocaledonica Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (New Caledonia)
niger Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)
nudipes Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)

O

obscurior Forel, 1902 (Australia)
obsidianus Emery, 1914 (New Caledonia)
omalonotus Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)

P

pallidus Forel, 1901 (Australia, New Guinea, Solomon Islands)
   • Iridomyrmex rufoniger incertus Forel, 1902
   • Iridomyrmex wingi Donisthorpe, 1949

phillipensis Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)
prismatis Shattuck, 1993 (Australia)
purpureus (Smith, F., 1858) (Australia)
   • Camponotus horni Kirby, W.F. Kirby, W.F., 1896
   • Formica detecta Smith, F., 1858
   • Formica smithii Lowne, 1865
   • Iridomyrmex detectus castrae Viehmeyer, 1925
   • Iridomyrmex greensladei Shattuck, 1993
   • Liometopum aeneum Mayr, 1862

R

reburrus Shattuck, 1993 (Australia)
roseatus Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)
rubriceps Forel, 1902 (Australia)
rufoinclinus Shattuck, 1993 (Australia)
rufoniger (Lowne, 1865) (Australia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Solomon Islands)
   • Acantholepis mamillatus Lowne, 1865
   • Iridomyrmex rufoniger domesticus Forel, 1907
   • Iridomyrmex rufoniger septentrionalis Forel, 1902

S

sanguineus Forel, 1910 (Australia)
setoconus Shattuck & McMillan, 1998 (Australia)
spadius Shattuck, 1993 (Australia)
splendens Forel, 1907 (Australia)
   • Iridomyrmex vicina Clark, 1934

spodipilus Shattuck, 1993 (Australia)
spurcus Wheeler, W.M., 1915 (Australia)
suchieri Forel, 1907 (Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Norfolk Island)
   • Iridomyrmex obscurus Crawley, 1921

suchieroides Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)

T

tenebrans Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)
tenuiceps Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)
trigonoceps Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)
turbineus Shattuck & McMillan, 1998 (Australia)

V

victorianus Forel, 1902 (Australia)
   • Iridomyrmex emeryi Crawley, 1918
   • Iridomyrmex mattiroloi parcens Forel, 1907

viridiaeneus Viehmeyer, 1914 (Australia)
viridigaster Clark, 1941 (Australia)
   • Iridomyrmex mimulus Shattuck, 1993

X

xanthocoxa Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 (Australia)

Fossil Species

B

breviantennis Théobald, 1937 (Kleinkems, Germany (Early Oligocene))

F

florissantius Carpenter, 1930 (Florissant, Colorado, United States (Late Eocene))

M

mapesi Wilson, 1985 (Arkansas amber, Malvern, Arkansas, United States (Lutetian, Middle Eocene))

O

obscurans Carpenter, 1930 (Florissant, Colorado, United States (Late Eocene))

S

shandongicus Zhang, J., 1989 (Shanwang, China (Early Miocene))