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Nylanderia pygmaea

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Prenolepis pygmaea was named by Mayr (1868). Its type specimen is B 5080, an exoskeleton, and it is an inclusion in amber.

It was recombined as Paratrechina pygmaea by Dlussky and Rasnitsyn (2009); it was recombined as Nylanderia pygmaea by LaPolla and Dlussky (2010) and Bolton (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1868Prenolepis pygmaea Mayr p. 36 fig. 18
1915Prenolepis pygmaea Wheeler p. 120
2009Paratrechina pygmaea Dlussky and Rasnitsyn p. 1036
2010Nylanderia pygmaea LaPolla and Dlussky p. 260 fig. 1,2
2012Nylanderia pygmaea 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
tribeLasiini
genusNylanderia(Emery 1906)
speciespygmaea()

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