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  • Entomology PALE-33970 MCZ Entomology
  • Azteca alpha
  • partial animal (fossil)
  •    Holotype of Azteca alpha
  • Dominican Republic
  • Central America: Dominican Republic: Greater Antilles: Hispaniola
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2012-01-01)
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Azteca alpha Wilson 1985
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Azteca alpha
Identified by Ricardo Pérez-de la Fuente on 2017-02-02
Nature of ID: expert ID
Wilson 1985, Page 25, Holotype of Azteca alpha

Ants of the Dominican Amber (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) 3. The Subfamily Dolichoderinae
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Ants of the Dominican Amber (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) 3. The Subfamily Dolichoderinae
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Central America
Country: Dominican Republic
Island Group: Greater Antilles
Island: Hispaniola
Specific Locality: Dominican Republic
Collecting Source: rock/outcrop
Coordinates: 19° -70.666667° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 301 m
Nelson Rios; 2018-10-03; Source: GEOLocate batch georeferencing, 2018-10-03
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2012-01-01)
Collecting Event Remarks: Notes: The region within about 20km to the town of El Valle. There are several digging sites in this area, mostly to the west, south and north. This is also an a rea of low-lying hills, similar to Bayaguana but about 80km to the east. The amber-bearing strata are also in alluvial situations. Elevations 100 to 200m. 90% sure.
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Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (fossil) good, tentative in collection 1
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