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Dolichoderus explicans

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Hypoclinea explicans was named by Förster (1891). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Brunstatt, horizon d2, which is in an Oligocene lacustrine - large marl in France.

It was recombined as Dolichoderus explicans by Theobald (1937) and Bolton (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1891Hypoclinea explicans Förster p. 434 figs. Pl 13, fig 7
1937Dolichoderus explicans Theobald p. 207 figs. Pl XIV fig 14
2012Dolichoderus explicans Bolton

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
orderHymenoptera
UnicalcaridaSchulmeister et al. 2002
suborderVespina()
suborderApocritaGerstaecker 1867
Aculeata()
superfamilyVespoidea
familyFormicidae()
subfamilyDolichoderinae
tribeDolichoderini
genusDolichoderusLund 1831
speciesexplicans()

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