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Macrotermes pristinus

Insecta - Blattodea - Termitidae

Taxonomy
Termes pristinus was named by Charpentier (1843). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Radoboj (Grätz Collection), which is in a Sarmatian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in Croatia.

It was recombined as Termes (Eutermes) pristinus by Heer (1849); it was considered a nomen dubium by Nel and Paicheler (1993); it was recombined as Macrotermes pristinus by Snyder (1949), Burnham (1978) and Krishna et al. (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Termes pristinus Charpentier p. 409 figs. Pl 23, figs 2-4
1849Termes (Eutermes) pristinus Heer p. 32 figs. Pl 3, fig 3
1858Termes pristinus Hagen p. 161
1928Termes pristinus Pongrácz p. 111 fig. 9b
1949Macrotermes pristinus Snyder p. 368
1978Macrotermes pristinus Burnham
2013Macrotermes pristinus Krishna et al. p. 1073

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
RankNameAuthor
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
PolyneopteraMartynov 1938
superorderDictyopteraLatreille 1829
orderBlattodea(Latreille 1810)
Solumblattodea
superfamilyBlattoidea
Kittrickea
Tutricablattae
Isoptera(Brulle 1832)
Euisoptera
Icoisoptera
Neoisoptera
familyTermitidae()
subfamilyMacrotermitinaeKemner 1934
genusMacrotermesHolmgren 1910
speciespristinus()

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available