Azteca trigona mediops

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Azteca trigona mediops
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Azteca
Species: A. trigona
Subspecies: A. trigona mediops
Trinomial name
Azteca trigona mediops
Forel, 1904

Identification

A member of the Azteca trigona group. See the group page and keys for identification information.

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • mediops. Azteca festai r. mediops Forel, 1904c: 43 (w.) BRAZIL. Subspecies of trigona: Forel, 1906d: 237; Wheeler, W.M. 1916d: 330; of tonduzi: Wheeler, W.M. 1942: 245. Currently subspecies of trigona: Kempf, 1972a: 35.

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1904d. Miscellanea myrmécologiques. Rev. Suisse Zool. 12: 1-52 (page 43, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1906d. Fourmis néotropiques nouvelles ou peu connues. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 50: 225-249 (page 237, race of trigona)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 35, subspecies of trigona)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1916f. Ants collected in Trinidad by Professor Roland Thaxter, Mr. F. W. Urich, and others. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 60: 323-330 (page 330, race of trigona)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1942. Studies of Neotropical ant-plants and their ants. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 90: 1-262 (page 245, subspecies of tonduzi)