Iridomyrmex Mayr, 1862 valid masculine
Iridomyrmex Mayr, 1862: 653 (diagnosis in key), 702 Type-species: Formica detecta (junior synonym of Iridomyrmex purpureus), by subsequent designation of Bingham, 1903: 297.
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Genus Iridomyrmex references

Roger, 1863b: 13 (catalogue); Mayr, 1863a: 424 (catalogue); Mayr, 1865: 10 (diagnosis); Mayr, 1867a: 76 (diagnosis); Forel, 1878c: 381 (diagnosis); Cresson, 1887: 257 (U.S.A. catalogue); Dalla Torre, 1893: 168 (catalogue); Forel, 1895f: 467 (India & Sri Lanka species key); Bingham, 1903: 298 (India, Sri Lanka & Burma species key); Emery, 1913a: 21 (diagnosis, catalogue); Arnold, 1915: 145 (diagnosis); Creighton, 1950a: 341 (North America species key); Chapman & Capco, 1951: 188 (Asia checklist); Bernard, 1967a: 250 (diagnosis); Kempf, 1972b: 124 (Neotropical catalogue); Smith, 1979: 1417 (North America catalogue); Taylor & Brown, 1985: 96 (Australia catalogue); Taylor, 1987a: 30 (Australia, New Caledonia & New Zealand checklist); Shattuck, 1992a: 14 (diagnosis); Shattuck, 1992c: 101 (diagnosis, review of genus); Shattuck, 1993a: 118 (Iridomyrmex purpureus group, key); Shattuck, 1993b: 1306 (Iridomyrmex calvus group, key); Shattuck, 1994: 99 (catalogue); Bolton, 1995a: 1050 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 217 (catalogue); Shattuck, 1996a: 37 (Iridomyrmex discors group); Shattuck & McMillan, 1998: 303 (Iridomyrmex conifer group, key); Shattuck, 1999: 72 (Australia synopsis); Heterick, 2009: 48 (south-western Australia species key); Heterick & Shattuck, 2011: 22 (diagnosis, all species revision, key); Cantone, 2017: 118 (brief male diagnosis)

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Extant: 79 valid species, 1 valid subspecies

Fossil: 5 valid species

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