Current View: All Antweb
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb

X

To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print: . Accessed

· For web:


Species: Azteca nanogyna   Longino, 2007 

Classification:
Download Data

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Azteca nanogyna Longino, 2007 PDF: 57, figs. 4A, 9 (q.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Distribution Notes:

Costa Rica: Cordillera de Tilar‡n.

Biology:

Natural History:

The locality for the single known specimen is Costa Rica, Prov. Guanacaste, Estacion Maritza, Guanacaste Conservation Area, 10¡58'N, 85¡30'W, 600m, 23 Feb 2003. The single specimen was collected in tropical moist forest. John Noyes collected the specimen using a screened sweep net.

Notes:

This is by far the smallest queen known in the genus Azteca. The color and narrow head clearly ally it with A. lanuginosa and A. schimperi.

See additional discussion of A. aurita group.

Literature Cited

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Azteca   Longino, J. T., 2007, A taxonomic review of the genus Azteca (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Costa Rica and a global revision of the aurita group., Zootaxa 1491, pp. 1-63: 8-10, (download) 8-10 21311
Azteca nanogyna new species  Longino, J. T., 2007, A taxonomic review of the genus Azteca (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Costa Rica and a global revision of the aurita group., Zootaxa 1491, pp. 1-63: 57, (download) 57 21311 GoogleMaps

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in tropical moist forest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times sweep net.

Elevations: collected at 600 m

Type specimens: Holotype Azteca nanogyna: jtlc000004288



See something amiss? Send us an email.