Azteca bicolor

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Azteca bicolor
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Azteca alfari)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Azteca
Species: Azteca bicolor
Emery, 1893

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Azteca alfari.

Nomenclature

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

  • bicolor. Azteca bicolor Emery, 1893b: 141, pl. 2, figs. 54-60 (s.w.q.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of alfari: Longino, 1992: 1575.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 78, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1893l. Studio monografico sul genere Azteca Forel. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (5)3:119-152 (page 141, pl. 2, figs. 554-60 soldier, worker, queen described)
  • Longino, J. T. 1991a. Taxonomy of the Cecropia-inhabiting Azteca ants. J. Nat. Hist. 2 25: 1571-1602 (page 1575, junior synonym of alfari)