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Species: Azteca theresiae   Forel, 1899 

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Azteca theresiae menceps

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Azteca theresiae Forel, 1899c PDF: 303 (w.) COLOMBIA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Forel, 1899j: 276.].
Current subspecies: nominal plus Azteca theresiae menceps.

Distribution:

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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Forel, A., 1899, Trois notices myrmicologiques., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 43, pp. 303-310

Azteca TheresiaeHNS nov. sp.

- [[ worker ]] major. - Long. 2,8 mill. - Man-dibules epaisses. Tete ovale allongee, a cotes tres convexes, retrecie devant et derriere, plus longue que large, un peu plus longue que le thorax, ayant derriere une tre 3 profonde echancrure (plus profonde que chez l` hypophyllaHNS) separant deux lobes occipitaux triangulaires-arrondis . Scapes courts; funicules epais (entre SchumanniHNS et PittieriHNS); leurs articles du milieu 1 1 / 2 a 1 3 / 4 fois plus larges que longs. Une forte convexite pro-mesonotale. Ecaille assez elevee, triangulaire. Cuisses tres elargies et comprimees. Couleur, sculpture et pilosite tres semblables a l` hypophyllaHNS.

Ces quatre formes nouvelles ont ete recoltees en Colombie par S. A. R. la princesse Therese de Baviere et seront decrites en detail ailleurs.

Specimen Habitat Summary

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

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex Triplaris.

Elevations: collected at 100 m

Type specimens: syntype of Azteca theresiae: casent0909678; type of Azteca theresiae: focol0538



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