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Pompiloidea

Insecta - Hymenoptera

Taxonomy
Pompiloidea was named by Latreille (1804). It is extant.

It was considered an invalid subgroup of Vespoidea by Brothers (1999).

It was assigned to Apocrita by Rasnitsyn (1975); and to Aculeata by Pilgrim et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1804Pompiloidea Latreille
1975Pompiloidea Rasnitsyn p. 106
2008Pompiloidea Pilgrim et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Hymenopterida
orderHymenoptera
Unicalcarida
suborderApocritaGerstaecker 1867
Aculeata()
superfamilyPompiloideaLatreille 1804
superfamilyPompiloideaLatreille 1804

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Superfm. Pompiloidea Latreille 1804
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Fm. †Burmusculidae Zhang and Rasnitsyn 2018
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G. †Burmusculus Zhang and Rasnitsyn 2018
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Burmusculus angustus Li et al. 2021
Burmusculus flexus Li et al. 2024
Burmusculus fuxii Zhang and Rasnitsyn 2018
Burmusculus magnus Li et al. 2019
Burmusculus mutatus Li et al. 2024
Burmusculus nuwae Zhang and Rasnitsyn 2018
Burmusculus shennongii Zhang and Rasnitsyn 2018
Fm. Mutillidae Latreille 1802 [velvet ant]
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G. †Cretavus Sharov 1957
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Cretavus sibiricus Sharov 1957
G. †Mesomutilla Zhang 1985
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Mesomutilla aptera Zhang 1985
Subfm. Mutillinae Latreille 1802
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Tr. Mutillini Latreille 1802
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G. Mutilla Linnaeus 1758
Invalid names: Mutillina Latreille 1802 [invalid subgroup]
Subfm. Sphaeropthalminae Schuster 1949
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Tr. Dasymutillini Brothers and Lelej 2017
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G. Dasymutilla Ashmead 1899
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Dasymutilla albifasciatus Manley and Poinar 1999
Dasymutilla dominica Manley and Poinar 1991
Tr. Ephutini Ashmead 1903
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G. Ephuta Say 1836
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Ephuta clavigera Brothers 2003
Invalid names: Sphaeropthalmini Schuster 1949 [empty]
Invalid names: Cretavidae Sharov 1957 [synonym]
Fm. Myrmosidae Fox 1894
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Subfm. Kudakrumiinae Krombein 1979
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G. †Protomutilla Bischoff 1916
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Protomutilla castanea Bischoff 1916
Protomutilla dentata Bischoff 1916
Protomutilla incerta Bischoff 1916
Protomutilla megalophthalma Bischoff 1916
Protomutilla nana Bischoff 1916
Protomutilla succinalis Bischoff 1916
Protomutilla succinicola Bischoff 1916
Tr. Myrmosini Fox 1894
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G. Myrmosa Latreille 1796
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Myrmosa brunnea Piton 1940
Invalid names: Kudakrumiini Krombein 1979 [empty]
Fm. Pompilidae Latreille 1804 [spider wasp]
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Subfm. Pepsinae Lepeletier 1845
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G. †Caputelus Waichert and Pitts 2017
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Caputelus scudderi Cockerell 1906
G. Cryptocheilus Panzer 1806
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Cryptocheilus hypogaeus Cockerell 1914
Cryptocheilus leleji Waichert et al. 2021
Cryptochilus dubius Piton and Théobald 1939
Invalid names: Salius Fabricius 1804 [replaced]
G. Deuteragenia Šustera 1912
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Deuteragenia catalunyia Rodriguez et al. 2017
Deuteragenia wettweri Statz 1938
Invalid names: Agenia Schiedte 1837 [replaced]
G. Dipogon Fox 1897
Tr. Pepsini Lepeletier 1845
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G. †Paleogenia Waichert and Pitts 2016
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Paleogenia indomini Colombo and Waichert 2023
Paleogenia wahisi Waichert and Pitts 2016
Paleogenia waichertae Loktionov et al. 2023
G. Pepsis Fabricius 1805
G. †Pepsinites Rodriguez and Waichert 2017
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Pepsinites avitula Cockerell 1941
Pepsinites cockerellae Rohwer 1909
Pepsinites contentus Theobald 1937
Pepsinites florissantensis Cockerell 1906
Pepsinites laminarum Rohwer 1909
Pepsinites scelerosus Meunier 1917
G. Priocnemis Schiodte 1837
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Priocnemis aertsi Statz 1936
Invalid names: Hemipogonius Saussure 1892 [synonym]
Subfm. Pompilinae Latreille 1805
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G. Agenioideus Ashmead 1902
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Agenioideus saxigenus Cockerell 1908
G. Anoplius Dufour 1834
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Anoplius planeta Rodriguez and Pitts 2016
G. †Pompilinites Rodriguez and Waichert 2017
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Pompilinites coquandi Theobald 1937
Pompilinites depressus Statz 1936
G. Pompilus Fabricius 1798
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Invalid names: Psammochares Latreille 1796 [replaced]
G. †Tainopompilus Rodriguez and Pitts 2016
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Tainopompilus argentum Rodriguez and Pitts 2016
G. †Tenthredinites Meunier 1915
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Tenthredinites bifasciata Meunier 1915
G. †Pompilites Rodriguez 2017
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Pompilites fasciatus Theobald 1937
Pompilites incertus Theobald 1937
Pompilites induratus Heer 1849
Pompilites senex Rohwer 1909
Invalid names: Psammocharidae [synonym]
Fm. Sapygidae Latreille 1810
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Subfm. †Cretosapyginae Bennett and Engel 2005
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G. †Cretosapyga Bennett and Engel 2005
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Cretosapyga resinicola Bennett and Engel 2005
Subfm. Fedtschenkiinae André 1899
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G. †Cretofedtschenkia Osten 2007
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinc
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Modified: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Source: c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Bush and Bambach 2015

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Late/Upper Aptian to the top of the Piacenzian or 122.46000 to 2.58800 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 113.0 Ma

Collections (37 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Aptian125.0 - 113.0China (Shandong) Mesomutilla aptera (106313)
Late/Upper Aptian122.46 - 113.0Brazil (Ceará) Cretofedtschenkia santanensis (122557)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Russian Federation Cretavus sibiricus (161951)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Myanmar Burmusculus angustus, Burmusculus flexus, Burmusculus mutatus (224169) Burmusculus magnus (165561) Burmusculus nuwae, Burmusculus fuxii, Burmusculus shennongii (161726) Cretosapyga resinicola (123116)
Selandian61.6 - 59.2France (Auvergne) Myrmosa brunnea (113685)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8USA (Washington) Pompilidae indet. (119947)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Denmark Cryptocheilus leleji (221193)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9France Cryptochilus contentus, Tenthredinites bifasciata (113709)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Ukraine Paleogenia waichertae (122997)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Lithuania Protomutilla rasnitsyni (113470)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Russian Federation (Kaliningrad) Paleogenia indomini (160471) Paleogenia wahisi (125139) Pompilus scelerosus (152641) Protomutilla archaeotrichosoma (120610) Protomutilla succinicola, Protomutilla megalophthalma, Protomutilla nana, Protomutilla incerta, Protomutilla castanea, Protomutilla dentata (123927)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Colorado) Agenia cockerellae (122975) Agenia saxigena (122629) Agenia saxigena, Salius senex, Salius laminarum (106381) Cryptocheilus hypogaeus (113749) Hemipogonius florissantensis, Hemipogonius scudderi (106384) Pepsis avitula (114150)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03France (Bouches-du-Rhone) Pompilus incertus (122464)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03France (Puy-de-Dome) Cryptochilus dubius (155204)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03France (Bouches-Du-Rhone) Pompilus coquandi, Pompilus fasciatus (122501)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia) Psammochares depressa, Priocnemis aertsi, Priocnemis wettweri (122010)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03France (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur) Tenthredinites bifasciata (122487)
Burdigalian - Langhian20.44 - 13.82Dominican Republic Dasymutilla dominica (125506) Dasymutilla sp., Dasymutilla albifasciatus, Anoplius planeta, Tainopompilus argentum (122472) Ephuta clavigera (122982)
Sarmatian12.7 - 11.608Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Pompilus induratus (115305)
Vallesian - Turolian11.608 - 5.333Spain (Lleida) Dipogon sp. (140800 140802)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Texas) Pompilidae indet. (154909)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588Japan Pompilidae indet. (188976)