Emplastus

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Emplastus
Temporal range: Fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Emplastus
Donisthorpe, 1920
Type species
Emplastus emeryi, now Emplastus britannicus
Diversity
12 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)

Identification

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • EMPLASTUS [Dolichoderinae]
    • Emplastus Donisthorpe, 1920: 86. Type-species: †Emplastus emeryi, by original designation.
    • Emplastus in Ponerinae, Ponerini: Donisthorpe, 1920: 86; Bolton, 1994: 164.
    • Emplastus incertae sedis in Dolichoderinae: Ward, et al. 2010: 362.
    • Emplastus in Dolichoderinae: Bolton, 2003: 87; Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 242; Dlussky & Perfilieva, 2014: 414.
    • Emplastus catalogue: Bolton, 1995b: 188.
    • Emplastus references: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 242 (diagnosis).

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