Iridomyrmex melleus succineus

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Iridomyrmex melleus succineus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Linepithema iniquum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Linepithema
Species: Iridomyrmex melleus succineus
Forel, 1908

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

Nomenclature

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

  • succineus. Iridomyrmex melleus subsp. succineus Forel, 1908c: 396 (w.) BRAZIL. Combination in Linepithema: Shattuck, 1992a: 16. Subspecies of melleum: Santschi, 1929d: 305; of iniquum: Forel, 1912h: 47; Kempf, 1972a: 125. Junior synonym of iniquum: Wild, 2007a: 68.

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