Azteca festai

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Azteca festai
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Azteca trigona)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Azteca
Species: Azteca festai
Emery, 1896

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


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • festai. Azteca festai Emery, 1896b: 4, fig. 3 (w.) PANAMA. Forel, 1899c: 118 (s.). Junior synonym of trigona: Forel, 1906d: 237.


  • 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. 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 4, fig. 3 worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1899h. Formicidae. [part]. Biol. Cent.-Am. Hym. 3: 105-136 (page 118, soldier described)
  • Forel, A. 1906d. Fourmis néotropiques nouvelles ou peu connues. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 50: 225-249 (page 237, junior synonym of trigona)