Atta cephalotes erecta

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Atta cephalotes erecta
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Atta colombica)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Atta
Species: Atta cephalotes erecta
Santschi, 1929

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Atta colombica.


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

  • erecta. Atta cephalotes var. erecta Santschi, 1929f: 92 (diagnosis in key) (w.) COSTA RICA. Subspecies of cephalotes: Gonçalves, 1942: 345. Junior synonym of colombica: Borgmeier, 1959b: 346.