Azteca prorsa

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Azteca prorsa
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Azteca longiceps)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Azteca
Species: Azteca prorsa
Wheeler, W.M., 1942

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

Nomenclature

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

  • prorsa. Azteca prorsa Wheeler, W.M. 1942: 238, pl. 56, fig. a (s.w.) GUATEMALA. Junior synonym of longiceps: Longino, 2007: 37.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 79, catalogue)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1942. Studies of Neotropical ant-plants and their ants. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 90: 1-262 (page 238, pl.56, fig. a soldier, worker described)