Azteca xanthochroa costaricensis

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Azteca xanthochroa costaricensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Azteca xanthochroa)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Azteca
Species: Azteca xanthochroa costaricensis
Wheeler, W.M., 1942

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

Nomenclature

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

  • costaricensis. Azteca xanthochroa var. costaricensis Wheeler, W.M. 1942: 248 (w.) COSTA RICA. Junior synonym of xanthochroa: Longino, 1992: 1594.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 78, catalogue)
  • Longino, J. T. 1991a. Taxonomy of the Cecropia-inhabiting Azteca ants. J. Nat. Hist. 2 25: 1571-1602 (page 1594, junior synonym of xanthochroa)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1942. Studies of Neotropical ant-plants and their ants. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 90: 1-262 (page 248, worker described)