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Yantaromyrmex samlandicus

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Iridomyrmex samlandicus was named by Wheeler (1915). Its type specimen is B 5390, an exoskeleton, and it is an inclusion in amber. Its type locality is Baltic amber, Konigsberg collection, which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in the Russian Federation.

It was recombined as Anonychomyrma samlandica by Shattuck (1992), Heterick and Shattuck (2011) and Bolton (2012); it was recombined as Yantaromyrmex samlandicus by Dlussky and Dubovikoff (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1915Iridomyrmex samlandicus Wheeler p. 91 figs. 43, 44
1992Anonychomyrma samlandica Shattuck p. 13
2011Anonychomyrma samlandica Heterick and Shattuck p. 169
2012Anonychomyrma samlandica Bolton
2013Yantaromyrmex samlandicus Dlussky and Dubovikoff p. 311 figs. 20-22

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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
tribeLeptomyrmecini()
genusYantaromyrmex
speciessamlandicus()

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