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Solenopsis maxima

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Attopsis maxima was named by Förster (1891). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Brunstatt, horizon d4, which is in an Oligocene lacustrine - large marl in France.

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

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1891Attopsis maxima Förster p. 443 figs. Pl 13, fig 13
1937Solenopsis maxima Theobald p. 200 figs. Pl XIII fig 20
2012Solenopsis maxima Bolton

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
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
speciesmaxima()

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