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

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


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

  • IRIDOMYRMECINI [junior synonym of Leptomyrmecini]
    • Iridomyrmecini Dubovikoff, 2005a: 91. Type-genus: Iridomyrmex Mayr, 1862: 653.

Taxonomic History

  • Iridomyrmecini as tribe of Dolichoderinae: Dubovikoff, 2005a: 91.
  • Iridomyrmecini as junior synonym of Leptomyrmecini: Ward, et al. 2010: 361 [by implication because type-genus included in Leptomyrmecini].