Emplastus hypolithus

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Emplastus hypolithus
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. hypolithus
Binomial name
Emplastus hypolithus
(Cockerell, 1915)

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Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Great Britain.

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • hypolithus. †Ponera hypolitha Cockerell, 1915: 483, pl. 64, figs. 3, 4 (wing) GREAT BRITAIN.
    • Combination in †Poneropsis: Taylor, 1964: 139;
    • Combination in Liometopum: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 245 [by implication because Liometopum senior synonym of †Poneropsis: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 245],
    • Combination in †Emplastus: Dlussky & Perfilieva, 2014: 416.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 363; Dlussky & Perfilieva, 2014: 416 (redescription).

Description

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