Iridomyrmex argutus

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Iridomyrmex argutus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Iridomyrmex innocens)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Iridomyrmex
Species: Iridomyrmex argutus
Shattuck, 1993

Iridomyrmex argutus side view

Iridomyrmex argutus top view

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

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • argutus. Iridomyrmex argutus Shattuck, 1993b: 1312, figs. 8, 9, 36 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of innocens: Heterick, 2009: 56 (in text).


References

  • Shattuck, S. O. 1993b. Revision of the Iridomyrmex calvus species-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Invertebr. Taxon. 7 7: 1303-1325 (page 1312, figs. 8, 9, 36 worker described)