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Taphopone karaganensis

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Ponerites karaganensis was named by Dlussky (1981). Its type specimen is PIN 254/2737, an exoskeleton, and it is an impression. Its type locality is Vishnevaya Balka creek, outcrop 1 bed 1, Stavropol (PIN collection 254), which is in a Miocene lacustrine shale in the Russian Federation. It is the type species of Taphopone.

It was recombined as Taphopone karaganensis by Dlussky and Perfilieva (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1981Ponerites karaganensis Dlussky p. 68 fig. 50e
2012Ponerites karaganensis Bolton
2014Taphopone karaganensis Dlussky and Perfilieva p. 430

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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()
subfamilyPonerinaeLepeletier de Saint-Fargeau 1835
genusTaphopone
specieskaraganensis()

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