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Miomyrmex impactus

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Formica impacta was named by Cockerell (1927). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Florissant (BMNH Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

It was recombined as Miomyrmex impactus by Carpenter (1930) and Bolton (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Formica impacta Cockerell p. 165
1930Miomyrmex impactus Carpenter p. 52 figs. Pl 2, fig 7; pl 7, figs 1,2; pl 10, figs 6,11
2012Miomyrmex impactus 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
tribeMiomyrmecini()
genusMiomyrmex
speciesimpactus()

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