Iridomyrmex gracilis fusciventris

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Iridomyrmex gracilis fusciventris
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Iridomyrmex brunneus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Iridomyrmex
Species: Iridomyrmex gracilis fusciventris
Forel, 1913

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


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

  • fusciventris. Iridomyrmex gracilis var. fusciventris Forel, 1913g: 188 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of brunneus: Heterick & Shattuck, 2011: 54.


  • Forel, A. 1913h. Fourmis de Tasmanie et d'Australie récoltées par MM. Lae, Froggatt etc. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 49: 173-195 (page 188, worker described)