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Eoformica pinguis

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Liometopum pingue was named by Scudder (1877). Its type specimen is MCZ 2937, an exoskeleton (male with no wings), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Fossil Cañon, which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large shale in the Green River Formation of Utah.

It was recombined as Eoformica pingue by Carpenter (1930); it was recombined as Eoformica pinguis by Dlussky and Rasnitsyn (2002) and Bolton (2012).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Liometopum pingue Scudder p. 742
1878Lasius terreus Scudder pp. 747-748
1890Liometopum pingue Scudder p. 617 figs. Pl 5 fig 10
1890Lasius terreus Scudder p. 618 figs. Pl 10 fig 23
1921Eoformica eocenica Cockerell p. 36 figs. Pl 8, fig. 11.
1930Eoformica pingue Carpenter p. 17 figs. Pl 2, fig 6
2002Eoformica pinguis Dlussky and Rasnitsyn p. 425 figs. 26-31
2012Eoformica pinguis Bolton

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
orderHymenoptera
UnicalcaridaSchulmeister et al. 2002
suborderVespina()
suborderApocritaGerstaecker 1867
Aculeata()
superfamilyVespoidea
familyFormicidae()
genusEoformica
speciespinguis()

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