Iridomyrmex discors occipitalis

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Iridomyrmex discors occipitalis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Iridomyrmex discors)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Iridomyrmex
Species: Iridomyrmex discors occipitalis
Forel, 1907

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


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

  • occipitalis. Iridomyrmex discors subsp. occipitalis Forel, 1907h: 294 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of discors: Shattuck, 1996a: 39.


  • 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 294, worker described)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1996a. Revision of the Iridomyrmex discors species-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Entomol. 35: 37-42 (page 39, Junior synonym of discors)