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Eldermyrmex oblongiceps

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Iridomyrmex oblongiceps was named by Wheeler (1915). Its type specimen is B 5385, an exoskeleton, and it is an inclusion in amber. Its type locality is Baltic amber, Konigsberg collection, which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in the Russian Federation.

It was recombined as Ctenobethylus oblongiceps by Dlussky and Rasnitsyn (2009); it was recombined as Eldermyrmex oblongiceps by Shattuck (2011) and Bolton (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1915Iridomyrmex oblongiceps Wheeler p. 93 fig. 45
1992Iridomyrmex oblongiceps Shattuck p. 16
2009Ctenobethylus oblongiceps Dlussky and Rasnitsyn p. 1036
2011Eldermyrmex oblongiceps Shattuck
2012Eldermyrmex oblongiceps Bolton

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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
genusEldermyrmex
speciesoblongiceps()

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