Iridomyrmex rufoniger incertus

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

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

Nomenclature

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

  • incertus. Iridomyrmex rufoniger var. incertus Forel, 1902h: 466 (w.) NEW GUINEA (Bismarck Archipelago). [First available use of Iridomyrmex rufoniger r. pallidus var. incertus Forel, 1901b: 22; unavailable name.] Junior synonym of pallidus: Heterick & Shattuck, 2011: 120.


References

  • Forel, A. 1902j. Fourmis nouvelles d'Australie. Rev. Suisse Zool. 10: 405-548 (page 466, worker described)