Azteca fasciata laeta

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

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

Nomenclature

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

  • laeta. Azteca fasciata subsp. laeta Wheeler, W.M. 1942: 227 (q.) PANAMA. Junior synonym of beltii: Longino, 1996: 136.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 79, catalogue)
  • Longino, J. T. 1996. Taxonomic characterization of some live-stem inhabiting Azteca (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Costa Rica, with special reference to the ants of Cordia (Boraginaceae) and Triplaris (Polygonaceae). J. Hym. Res. 5: 131-156 (page 136, Junior synonym of beltii)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1942. Studies of Neotropical ant-plants and their ants. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 90: 1-262 (page 227, queen described)