Azteca emmae

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Azteca emmae
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Azteca constructor)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Azteca
Species: Azteca emmae
Forel, 1904

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

Nomenclature

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

  • emmae. Azteca emmae Forel, 1904e: 702 (s.w.q.m.) COSTA RICA. Junior synonym of constructor: Longino, 1992: 1585.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 78, catalogue)
  • Forel, A. 1904f. In und mit Pflanzen lebende Ameisen aus dem Amazonas-Gebiet und aus Peru, gesammelt von Herrn E. Ule. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 20: 677-707 (page 702, soldier, worker, queen, male described)
  • Longino, J. T. 1991a. Taxonomy of the Cecropia-inhabiting Azteca ants. J. Nat. Hist. 2 25: 1571-1602 (page 1585, junior synonym of constructor)