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Ypresiomyrma orbiculata

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Ypresiomyrma orbiculata was named by Archibald et al. (2006). Its type specimen is UCCIPR L-18 F-749, an exoskeleton (Queen body with wing), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is McAbee (University College of the Cariboo TRU coll), which is in a Ypresian lacustrine - large mudstone in Canada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2006Ypresiomyrma orbiculata Archibald et al. p. 492 figs. 2,16M, 17A
2012Ypresiomyrma orbiculata 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()
subfamilyMyrmeciinaeSmith 1851
genusYpresiomyrma
speciesorbiculata

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