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Emplastus gurnetensis

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Dolichoderus gurnetensis was named by Donisthorpe (1920). Its type specimen is BMNH I.9755, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Bembridge Marls (Brodie coll), which is in a Priabonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Bouldnor Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Emplastus gurnetensis by Dlussky and Perfilieva (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1920Dolichoderus gurnetensis Donisthorpe p. 88 figs. Pl 5, fig 7
2012Dolichoderus gurnetensis Bolton
2014Emplastus gurnetensis Dlussky and Perfilieva p. 416 figs. Pl 19, fig 3; text-fig 71

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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
genusEmplastus
speciesgurnetensis()

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