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Formicidae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 154193

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): ants [English]
 
    fourmis [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2006   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderHolometabola   
                               OrderHymenoptera  – abelha, formiga, vespa, ants, bees, wasps  
                                  SuborderApocrita  – abeilles, fourmis, guêpes véritables, narrow-waisted hymenopterans, ants, bees, true wasps  
                                     InfraorderAculeata   
                                        SuperfamilyVespoidea  – vespoid wasps  
                                           FamilyFormicidae  – ants, fourmis  
    Direct Children:  
                                              GenusCalyptites Scudder, 1877  
                                              SubfamilyAenictinae   
                                              SubfamilyAenictogitoninae   
                                              SubfamilyAneuretinae   
                                              SubfamilyApomyrminae   
                                              SubfamilyArmaniinae   
                                              SubfamilyCerapachyinae   
                                              SubfamilyDolichoderinae   
                                              SubfamilyDorylinae   
                                              SubfamilyEcitoninae   
                                              SubfamilyFormiciinae   
                                              SubfamilyFormicinae   
                                              SubfamilyLeptanillinae   
                                              SubfamilyLeptanilloidinae   
                                              SubfamilyMyrmeciinae   
                                              SubfamilyMyrmicinae   
                                              SubfamilyNothomyrmeciinae   
                                              SubfamilyPaleosminthurinae   
                                              SubfamilyPonerinae   
                                              SubfamilyPseudomyrmecinae   
                                              SubfamilySphecomyrminae   
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Deans et al. (July 2006)   
  Notes: Consensus on Hymenoptera classification to family by: Andrew Austin, Denis Brothers, Matt Buffington, Andrew Deans, Gary Gibson, John Jennings, Norm Johnson, Johan Liljeblad, Michael Ohl, Lawrence Packer, Fredrik Ronquist, and Robert Wharton   
  Reference for: Formicidae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: fourmis[French]   
       
  Source: Hymenoptera Name Server, website (version 0.021)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: http://atbi.biosci.ohio-state.edu:8880/hymenoptera/nomenclator.home_page   
  Reference for: Formicidae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Formicidae   
       
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