Azteca trigona

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Azteca trigona
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Azteca
Species: A. trigona
Binomial name
Azteca trigona
Emery, 1893

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies
Synonyms

Identification

A member of the Azteca trigona group. See the group page and keys for identification information.

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bolivia, Brazil (type locality), Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • trigona. Azteca trigona Emery, 1893b: 146, pl. 2, figs. 79, 80 (q.) BRAZIL. Emery, 1896b: 3 (w.); Forel, 1907e: 8 (m.). Senior synonym of festai: Forel, 1906d: 237. Current subspecies: nominal plus gaigei, mathildae, mediops, subdentata.
  • festai. Azteca festai Emery, 1896b: 4, fig. 3 (w.) PANAMA. Forel, 1899c: 118 (s.). Junior synonym of trigona: Forel, 1906d: 237.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1893l. Studio monografico sul genere Azteca Forel. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (5)3:119-152 (page 146, pl. 2, figs. 79, 80 queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1896b. Alcune forme nuove del genere Azteca For. e note biologiche. Boll. Mus. Zool. Anat. Comp. R. Univ. Torino 11(2 230: 1-7 (page 3, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1906d. Fourmis néotropiques nouvelles ou peu connues. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 50: 225-249 (page 237, senior synonym of festai)
  • Forel, A. 1907h. Formiciden aus dem Naturhistorischen Museum in Hamburg. II. Teil. Neueingänge seit 1900. Mitt. Naturhist. Mus. Hambg. 24: 1-20 (page 8, male described)