Paraparatrechina iridescens

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Paraparatrechina iridescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Paraparatrechina
Species: P. iridescens
Binomial name
Paraparatrechina iridescens
(Donisthorpe, 1942)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Philippines (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • iridescens. Nylanderia iridescens Donisthorpe, 1942b: 71 (w.) PHILIPPINES. Combination in Paratrechina: Bolton, 1995b: 314; in Paraparatrechina: LaPolla, Brady & Shattuck, 2010a: 128.



  • Baltazar, C. R. 1966. A catalogue of Philippine Hymenoptera (with a bibliography, 1758-1963). Pac. Insects Monogr. 8: 1-488 (page 267, listed)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 314, Combination in Paratrechina)