Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Lowne, 1865) valid
Formica rufonigra Lowne, 1865a: 279 (w.) AUSTRALIA (New South Wales). Australasia.
Primary type information: Primary type material: neotype worker (by designation of Heterick & Shattuck, 2011: 133). Primary type locality: neotype Australia: New South Wales, Camden Haven, 18.xi.1985 (D.S. Horning). Primary type depository: ANIC. Type notes: 1) Original type data: syntype workers (number not stated), Australia: New South Wales, nr Sydney, ix.-xi.1862 (B.T. Lowne), BMNH (?). 2) Shattuck, 1994: 110, cites 4 worker syntypes in BMNH, but Heterick & Shattuck, 2011: 135, discount this and say the original material is believed lost. 3) Other material from the same series as the neotype is in ANIC, BMNH, MCZC.
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