Azteca virens

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

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

Nomenclature

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

  • virens. Azteca virens Forel, 1899c: 115 (footnote) (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of alfari: Longino, 1989: 5.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 80, catalogue)
  • Forel, A. 1899h. Formicidae. [part]. Biol. Cent.-Am. Hym. 3: 105-136 (page 115, (footnote) worker described)
  • Longino, J. T. 1989b. Taxonomy of the Cecropia-inhabiting ants in the Azteca alfari species group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): evidence for two broadly sympatric species. Contr. Sci. (Los Angel.) 412: 1-16 (page 5, junior synonym of alfari)