Emplastus britannicus

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Emplastus britannicus
Temporal range: Priabonian, Late Eocene
Bembridge Marls, Isle of Wight, UK
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Emplastus
Species: E. britannicus
Binomial name
Emplastus britannicus
(Cockerell, 1915)

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Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Great Britain (Oligocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • britannicus. †Dolichoderus britannicus Cockerell, 1915: 483, pl. 65, figs. 6, 7 (q.) GREAT BRITAIN (Oligocene).
    • Combination in †Emplastus: Dlussky & Perfilieva, 2014: 80.
    • Senior synonym of †emeryi, †ovigerus: Dlussky & Perfilieva, 2014: 80.
  • emeryi. †Emplastus emeryi Donisthorpe, 1920: 86, pl. 5, fig. 5 (q.) GREAT BRITAIN (Oligocene).
    • Junior synonym of †britannicus: Dlussky & Perfilieva, 2014: 80.
  • ovigerus. †Dolichoderus ovigerus Cockerell, 1915: 484, pl. 65, fig. 9 (q.) GREAT BRITAIN (Oligocene).
    • Junior synonym of †britannicus: Dlussky & Perfilieva, 2014: 80.

Description

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