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Species: Azteca sericea   (Mayr, 1866) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Iridomyrmex sericeus Mayr, 1866a PDF: 498, pl.. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

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8 (w.) MEXICO.
Wheeler, 1942 PDF: 239 (q.).
Combination in Azteca: Forel, 1878c PDF: 384.
Junior synonym of Azteca instabilis: Mayr, 1878 PDF: 870.
Revived from synonymy: Emery, 1893l: 134.
Senior synonym of Azteca mexicana: Longino, 2007 PDF: 61.

Distribution:


Neotropical Region: Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Oaxaca, Suriname

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 sericea   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: 61, (download) 61 21311
Azteca sericea   Forel, A., 1899, Biologia Centrali-Americana; or, contributions to the knowledge of the fauna and flora of Mexico and Central America. Insecta. Hymenoptera. 3 (Formicidae)., London: Unknown Publisher: 109-110, (download) 109-110 8170

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Miami Quarantine.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex orchids, 1 times orchid plants - cargo.

Elevations: collected at 1200 m

Type specimens: syntype of Azteca instabilis mexicana: casent0915571; syntype of Azteca sericea: casent0903020; syntype of Iridomyrmex sericeus: casent0915572



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