Azteca trailii tillandsiarum

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Azteca trailii tillandsiarum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Azteca
Species: A. trailii
Subspecies: A. trailii tillandsiarum
Trinomial name
Azteca trailii tillandsiarum
Wheeler, W.M., 1942



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Guyana (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.


Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.





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

  • tillandsiarum. Azteca traili var. tillandsiarum Wheeler, W.M. 1942: 243 (w.q.) GUYANA.
    • Subspecies of trailii: Kempf, 1972a: 35; Shattuck, 1994: 27; Bolton, 1995b: 80.



  • Wheeler, W. M. 1942. Studies of Neotropical ant-plants and their ants. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 90: 1-262 (page 243, worker, queen described)