Iridomyrmex occiduus

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

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


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

  • occiduus. Iridomyrmex occiduus Shattuck, 1993b: 1320, figs. 18, 19, 36 (w.q.m.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of innocens: Heterick, 2009: 56 (in text).


  • Shattuck, S. O. 1993b. Revision of the Iridomyrmex calvus species-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Invertebr. Taxon. 7 7: 1303-1325 (page 1320, figs. 18, 19, 36 worker, queen, male described)