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Camponotus palaeopterus

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Shanwangella palaeoptera was named by Zhang (1989). Its type specimen is 79051, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Shanwang, Linqu County, collection 79/80 (Beijing Museum), which is in a Burdigalian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Shanwang Formation of China.

It was considered a nomen dubium by Hong and Wu (2000); it was recombined as Camponotus palaeopterus by Bolton (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Shanwangella palaeoptera Zhang p. 308 figs. Pl 79, figs 4-6; text-fig 307
2012Camponotus palaeopterus Bolton

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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()
subfamilyFormicinae
tribeCamponotini
genusCamponotusMayr 1861
speciespalaeopterus()

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