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Cataulacus

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Cataulacus was named by Smith (1853). It is extant. It is the type genus of Cataulacini.

It was assigned to Myrmicinae by Mayr (1867); to Cataulacini by Bolton (2003) and Bolton (2012); and to Crematogastrini by Ward et al. (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1853Cataulacus Smith
1867Cataulacus Mayr
2003Cataulacus Bolton p. 56
2012Cataulacus Bolton
2015Cataulacus Ward et al. p. 77

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
orderHymenoptera
UnicalcaridaSchulmeister et al. 2002
suborderVespina()
suborderApocritaGerstaecker 1867
Aculeata()
superfamilyVespoidea
familyFormicidae()
subfamilyMyrmicinaeLepeletier 1835
tribeCrematogastriniForel 1893
genusCataulacusSmith 1853

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