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Paraphaenogaster lapidescens

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Aphaenogaster (Sinaphaenogaster) lapidescens was named by Zhang (1989). Its type specimen is 830136, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Shanwang, Linqu County, collection 3, which is in a Burdigalian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Shanwang Formation of China.

It was recombined as Aphaenogaster lapidescens by Bolton (2012); it was recombined as Paraphaenogaster lapidescens by Radchenko and Perkovsky (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Aphaenogaster (Sinaphaenogaster) lapidescens Zhang p. 269 figs. Pl 68, figs 1-4; text-fig 272
2012Aphaenogaster lapidescens Bolton
2016Paraphaenogaster lapidescens Radchenko and Perkovsky p. 944

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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()
subfamilyMyrmicinaeLepeletier 1835
tribeStenammini
genusParaphaenogaster
specieslapidescens()

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