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Solenopsis superba

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Attopsis superba was named by Förster (1891). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Brunstatt, horizon d3, which is in an Oligocene lacustrine - large marl in France.

It was recombined as Solenopsis superba by Theobald (1937) and Bolton (2012).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1891Attopsis extensa Förster p. 438 figs. Pl 13, fig 9
1891Attopsis superba Förster p. 445 figs. Pl 13, fig 15
1937Solenopsis superba Theobald p. 203
2012Solenopsis superba Bolton

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
orderHymenoptera
UnicalcaridaSchulmeister et al. 2002
suborderVespina()
suborderApocritaGerstaecker 1867
Aculeata()
superfamilyVespoidea
familyFormicidae()
subfamilyMyrmicinaeLepeletier 1835
tribeSolenopsidiniForel 1893
genusSolenopsis
speciessuperba()

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