Iridomyrmex pruinosus testaceus

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Iridomyrmex pruinosus testaceus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Forelius pruinosus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Forelius
Species: Iridomyrmex pruinosus testaceus
Cole, 1936

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

Nomenclature

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

  • testaceus. Iridomyrmex pruinosus var. testaceus Cole, 1936b: 121 (w.q.) U.S.A. Junior synonym of analis: Creighton, 1950a: 343; of pruinosus: Cuezzo, 2000: 261.

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