Iridomyrmex rufoniger domesticus

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Iridomyrmex domesticus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Iridomyrmex rufoniger)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Iridomyrmex
Species: Iridomyrmex domesticus
Forel, 1907

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


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

  • domesticus. Iridomyrmex rufoniger var. domestica Forel, 1907h: 291 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Forel, 1910b: 51 (q.m.) (the taxon also described as new in this publication). Junior synonym of rufoniger: Heterick & Shattuck, 2011: 133.


  • Forel, A. 1907j. Formicidae. In: Michaelsen, W., Hartmeyer, R. (eds.) Die Fauna Südwest-Australiens. Band I, Lieferung 7. Jena: Gustav Fischer, pp. 263-310. (page 291, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1910b. Formicides australiens reçus de MM. Froggatt et Rowland Turner. Rev. Suisse Zool. 18: 1-94 (page 51, queen, male described (the taxon also described as new in this publication).)