Melophorus iridescens froggatti

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Melophorus iridescens froggatti
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Melophorus aeneovirens)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Melophorini
Genus: Melophorus
Species: Melophorus iridescens froggatti
Forel, 1902

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

Nomenclature

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

  • froggatti. Melophorus iridescens var. froggatti Forel, 1902h: 487 (s.w.q.) AUSTRALIA.
    • Subspecies of iridescens: Forel, 1907a: 29.
    • Junior synonym of aeneovirens: Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck, 2007: 75.

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