Azteca trailii

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

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • trailii. Azteca trailii Emery, 1893b: 133, pl. 1, figs. 33-36 (s.w.m.) BRAZIL (Amazonas).
    • Forel, 1904e: 692 (q.).
    • Status as species: Forel, 1895b: 109; Emery, 1896c: 6; Forel, 1904e: 692; Forel, 1906d: 239; Forel, 1912h: 50; Emery, 1913a: 34; Wheeler, W.M. 1921f: 163; Borgmeier, 1923: 95; Wheeler, W.M. 1942: 242; Kempf, 1972a: 35; Shattuck, 1994: 26; Bolton, 1995b: 80.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus filicis, tillandsiarum, tococae.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Dejean A., B. Corbara, J. Orivel, R. R. Snelling, J. H. C. Delabie, and M. Belin-Depoux. 2000. The importance of ant gardens in the pioneer vegetal formations of French Guiana (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 35(3): 425-439.
  • Fernández, F. and S. Sendoya. 2004. Lista de las hormigas neotropicales. Biota Colombiana Volume 5, Number 1.
  • Franco W., N. Ladino, J. H. C. Delabie, A. Dejean, J. Orivel, M. Fichaux, S. Groc, M. Leponce, and R. M. Feitosa. 2019. First checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of French Guiana. Zootaxa 4674(5): 509-543.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1921. The Tachigalia ants. Zoologica (New York) 3: 137-168.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1942. Studies of Neotropical ant-plants and their ants. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 90: 1-262.