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Nesomyrmex caritatis

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Leptothorax caritatis was named by de Andrade (1999). It is an inclusion in amber. Its type locality is Dominican amber, La Toca (MCZ coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

It was recombined as Nesomyrmex caritatis by Bolton (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Leptothorax caritatis de Andrade p. 134 fig. 1,3
2012Nesomyrmex caritatis 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()
subfamilyMyrmicinaeLepeletier 1835
tribeCrematogastriniForel 1893
genusNesomyrmexWheeler 1910
speciescaritatis()

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinc
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Modified: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Source: c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Bush and Bambach 2015

Age range: base of the Burdigalian to the top of the Langhian or 20.44000 to 13.82000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Burdigalian - Langhian20.44 - 13.82Dominican Republic Leptothorax caritatis (type locality: 138700 138937)