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Iridomyrmecina
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Leptomyrmecini)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Iridomyrmecina
Dubovikoff, 2005
Type genus
Iridomyrmex

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

Nomenclature

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

  • IRIDOMYRMECINA [junior synonym of Leptomyrmecini]
    • Iridomyrmecina Dubovikoff, 2005a: 92. Type-genus: Iridomyrmex Mayr, 1862: 653.

Taxonomic History

  • Iridomyrmecina as subtribe of Iridomyrmecini: Dubovikoff, 2005a: 92.
  • Iridomyrmecina as junior synonym of Leptomyrmecini: Ward, et al. 2010: 361 [by implication because type-genus included in Leptomyrmecini].

References