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Proiridomyrmex vetulus

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Proiridomyrmex vetulus was named by Dlussky and Rasnitsyn (2002). Its type specimen is USNM 495907, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Anvil Points, Kohls locality 40193, which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large lime mudstone in the Green River Formation of Colorado.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Proiridomyrmex vetulus Dlussky and Rasnitsyn p. 416 fig. 3
2012Proiridomyrmex vetulus 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()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
orderHymenoptera
UnicalcaridaSchulmeister et al. 2002
suborderVespina()
suborderApocritaGerstaecker 1867
Aculeata()
superfamilyVespoidea
familyFormicidae()
subfamilyDolichoderinae
genusProiridomyrmex
speciesvetulus

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