Iridomyrmex itoi

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Iridomyrmex itoi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Ochetellus glaber)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Ochetellus
Species: Iridomyrmex itoi
Forel, 1900

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

Nomenclature

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

  • itoi. Iridomyrmex itoi Forel, 1900e: 269 (w.) JAPAN. Wheeler, W.M. 1928d: 116 (q.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1951: 185 (l.); Imai & Yosida, 1964: 64 (k.). Combination in Ochetellus: Shattuck, 1992a: 17. Senior synonym of abbotti: Yano, 1910: 420. Junior synonym of glaber: Wu & Wang, 1995: 124.

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