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Archimyrmex smekali

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Polanskiella smekali was named by Rossi de Garcia (1983). Its type specimen is NMW 1972/1574/9, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Confluencia locality, which is in a Lutetian lacustrine mudstone in the Ventana Formation of Argentina.

It was recombined as Archimyrmex smekali by Dlussky and Perfilieva (2003), Archibald et al. (2006) and Bolton (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Polanskiella smekali Rossi de Garcia p. 19 figs. Pl 1, figs 1,2,3,5
2003Archimyrmex smekali Dlussky and Perfilieva p. 43 figs. 1c, 3
2006Archimyrmex smekali Archibald et al. p. 488
2012Archimyrmex smekali 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()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
orderHymenoptera
UnicalcaridaSchulmeister et al. 2002
suborderVespina()
suborderApocritaGerstaecker 1867
Aculeata()
superfamilyVespoidea
familyFormicidae()
subfamilyMyrmeciinaeSmith 1851
genusArchimyrmex
speciessmekali()

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