Azteca instabilis major

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

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

Nomenclature

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

  • major. Azteca instabilis var. major Forel, 1899c: 107 (w.) PANAMA. Junior synonym of instabilis: Longino, 2007: 35.

References

  • 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 107, worker described)