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Calyptites antediluvianum

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Calyptites antediluvianum was named by Scudder (1877). Its type specimen is GSC 7, a forewing (perfect preservation), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Quesnel, which is in an Oligocene lacustrine shale in Canada.

It was considered a nomen dubium by Carpenter (1930).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Calyptites antediluvianum Scudder p. 270
1885Calyptites antediluvianum Scudder p. 816 fig. 1100
1890Calyptites antediluvianum Scudder p. 606 figs. Pl 3 fig 32
2012Calyptites antediluvianum 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()
genusCalyptites
speciesantediluvianum

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