Iridomyrmex humilis platensis

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Iridomyrmex humilis platensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Linepithema micans)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Linepithema
Species: Iridomyrmex humilis platensis
Forel, 1912

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

Nomenclature

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

  • platensis. Iridomyrmex humilis r. platensis Forel, 1912h: 46 (w.q.m.) ARGENTINA. Combination in Linepithema: Shattuck, 1992a: 16. Junior synonym of micans: Wild, 2007a: 86.

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