Iridomyrmex wingi

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Iridomyrmex wingi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Iridomyrmex pallidus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Iridomyrmex
Species: Iridomyrmex wingi
Donisthorpe, 1949

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

Nomenclature

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

  • wingi. Iridomyrmex wingi Donisthorpe, 1949c: 754 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of pallidus: Heterick & Shattuck, 2011: 120.

References

  • Donisthorpe, H. 1949c [1948]. A sixth instalment of the Ross Collection of ants from New Guinea. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 12(1): 744-759 (page 754, worker described)