Azteca trailii

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Azteca trailii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
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 New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • trailii. Azteca trailii Emery, 1893b: 133, pl. 1, figs. 33-36 (s.w.m.) BRAZIL. Forel, 1904e: 692 (q.). See also: Wheeler, W.M. 1942: 243. Current subspecies: nominal plus filicis, tillandsiarum, tococae.



  • Emery, C. 1893l. Studio monografico sul genere Azteca Forel. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (5)3:119-152 (page 133, pl. 1, figs. 33-36 soldier, worker, male described)
  • 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 692, queen described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1942. Studies of Neotropical ant-plants and their ants. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 90: 1-262 (page 243, see also)