Zhangidris

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Zhangidris
Temporal range: Early Miocene
Shanwang, China
Zhangidris atopogaster
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Genus: Zhangidris
Bolton, 2003
Type species
Heteromyrmex atopogaster, now Zhangidris atopogaster
Diversity
1 fossil species
(Species Checklist)
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

This taxon is known from Shanwang, China (Early Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • ZHANGIDRIS [incertae sedis in Myrmicinae]
    • Zhangidris Bolton, 2003: 259. Replacement name for †Heteromyrmex Zhang, J. 1989: 271. [Junior homonym of Heteromyrmex Wheeler, W.M. 1920: 53 (Formicidae).]
    • Zhangidris incertae sedis in Myrmicinae: Bolton, 2003: 259; Ward, et al. 2015: 77.
  • HETEROMYRMEX [junior homonym, see †Zhangidris]
    • Heteromyrmex Zhang, J. 1989: 271. Type-species: †Heteromyrmex atopogaster, by original designation. [Junior homonym of Heteromyrmex Wheeler, W.M. 1920, above.]
    • Heteromyrmex transferred from Myrmicinae to Formicinae: Hong, Wu & Ren, 2001: 347.
    • Zhangidris Bolton, 2003: 259, replacement name for †Heteromyrmex Zhang.

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