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Ponerites nitidus

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Ponera nitida was named by Heer (1849). Its type specimen is UMJG&P 77.622, an exoskeleton, and it is an impression. Its type locality is Radoboj (Grätz Collection), which is in a Sarmatian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in Croatia.

It was recombined as Poneropsis nitida by Heer (1867); it was recombined as Dolichoderus nitidus by Shattuck (1994) and Bolton (2012); it was recombined as Ponerites nitidus by Dlussky and Putyatina (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Ponera nitida Heer p. 149 figs. Pl 12, fig 4
1867Poneropsis nitida Heer p. 20
1994Dolichoderus nitidus Shattuck p. 59
2012Dolichoderus nitidus Bolton
2014Ponerites nitidus Dlussky and Putyatina p. 271 fig. 13G

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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)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
orderHymenoptera
UnicalcaridaSchulmeister et al. 2002
suborderVespina()
suborderApocritaGerstaecker 1867
Aculeata()
superfamilyVespoidea
familyFormicidae()
subfamilyPonerinaeLepeletier de Saint-Fargeau 1835
tribePoneriniForel 1895
genusPonerites
speciesnitidus()

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