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Myrmecites pusillus

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Myrmica pusilla was named by Heer (1849). Its type specimen is NHMW 1852.XXIX.41, an exoskeleton, and 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 Crematogaster pusilla by Handlirsch (1907) and Bolton (2012); it was recombined as Myrmecites pusillus by Dlussky and Putyatina (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Myrmica pusilla Heer p. 164 figs. Pl 13, fig 9
1867Myrmica pusilla Heer p. 32 figs. Pl 2, fig 14
1907Crematogaster pusilla Handlirsch p. 873
2012Crematogaster pusilla Bolton
2014Myrmecites pusillus Dlussky and Putyatina p. 274 fig. 14D

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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
genusMyrmecites
speciespusillus()

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