Aphaenogaster fulva azteca

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Aphaenogaster fulva azteca
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Aphaenogaster miamiana)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: Aphaenogaster fulva azteca
Enzmann, J., 1947

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Specimen Labels

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


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

  • azteca. Aphaenogaster fulva var. azteca Enzmann, J. 1947b: 150 (w.) MEXICO.
    • [First available use of Stenamma (Aphaenogaster) fulvum subsp. aquia var. aztecum Emery, 1895c: 305; unavailable name.]
    • Subspecies of fulva: Bolton, 1995b: 68.
    • Status as species: Shattuck & Cover, 2016: 12.
    • Junior synonym of miamiana: Mackay & Mackay, 2017: 310.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 68, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1895d. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamerikanischen Ameisenfauna. (Schluss). Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 8: 257-360 (page 305, First available use of Stenamma (Aphaenogaster) fulvum subsp. aquia var. aztecum; unavailable name)
  • Enzmann, J. 1947b. New forms of Aphaenogaster and Novomessor. J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 55: 147-152 (page 150, worker described)
  • Mackay, W.P., Mackay, E. 2017. The New World Gypsy Ants of the genera Aphaenogaster and Novomessor (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Lambert Academic Publishing, Mauritius. 605 pp.
  • Shattuck, S.O., Cover, S. 2016. Taxonomy of some little-understood North American ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa 4175: 010–022 (doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4175.1.2).