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)

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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