Iridomyrmex bicknelli splendidus

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Iridomyrmex bicknelli splendidus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Iridomyrmex bicknelli)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Iridomyrmex
Species: Iridomyrmex bicknelli splendidus
Forel, 1902

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


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

  • splendidus. Iridomyrmex bicknelli var. splendidus Forel, 1902h: 468 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Forel, 1907h: 290 (q.). Junior synonym of bicknelli: Heterick & Shattuck, 2011: 49.


  • Forel, A. 1902j. Fourmis nouvelles d'Australie. Rev. Suisse Zool. 10: 405-548 (page 468, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1907j. Formicidae. In: Michaelsen, W., Hartmeyer, R. (eds.) Die Fauna Südwest-Australiens. Band I, Lieferung 7. Jena: Gustav Fischer, pp. 263-310. (page 290, queen described)