Liometopum aeneum

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Liometopum aeneum
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Iridomyrmex purpureus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Iridomyrmex
Species: Liometopum aeneum
Mayr, 1862

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


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

  • aeneum. Liometopum aeneum Mayr, 1862: 704 (q.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of purpureus: Mayr, 1876: 81.