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Afromyrma petrosa

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Afromyrma petrosa was named by Dlussky et al. (2004). Its type specimen is BP/2/26501, an exoskeleton (dorsal view poorly preserved), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Orapa (Bernard Price Institute), which is in a Turonian lacustrine - large mudstone in Botswana.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2004Afromyrma petrosa Dlussky et al. p. 9 fig. 13
2012Afromyrma petrosa Bolton

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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
genusAfromyrma
speciespetrosa

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