Received 9 August 2013
In the title compound, [ZnI2(C34H31N3)], the ZnII atom is four-coordinated by two I atoms and the pyridine N atoms from the bidentate 6'-phenyl-2,2'-bipyridine ligand in a distorted tetrahedral geometry.
Data collection: SMART (Bruker, 2002); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2002); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: SHELXTL (Sheldrick, 2008); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXTL.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: HP2061 ).
This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (21071001, 21271004).
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