Atta cephalotes opaca

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Atta cephalotes opaca
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Atta cephalotes)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Atta
Species: Atta cephalotes opaca
Forel, 1904

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


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

  • opaca. Atta cephalotes var. opaca Forel, 1904c: 31 (w.) COLOMBIA. Subspecies of cephalotes: Gonçalves, 1942: 345. Junior synonym of cephalotes: Borgmeier, 1959b: 340.