Azteca velox nigriventris

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Azteca velox nigriventris
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Azteca velox)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Azteca
Species: Azteca velox nigriventris
Forel, 1899

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


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

  • nigriventris. Azteca velox var. nigriventris Forel, 1899c: 109 (s.w.q.) COLOMBIA. Subspecies of velox: Forel, 1906d: 241; Forel, 1912h: 48. Junior synonym of velox: Longino, 2007: 50.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 79, catalogue)
  • Forel, A. 1899h. Formicidae. [part]. Biol. Cent.-Am. Hym. 3: 105-136 (page 109, soldier, worker, queen described)
  • Forel, A. 1906d. Fourmis néotropiques nouvelles ou peu connues. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 50: 225-249 (page 241, race of velox)
  • Forel, A. 1912i. Formicides néotropiques. Part V. 4me sous-famille Dolichoderinae Forel. Mém. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 20: 33-58 (page 48, race of velox)