Atta crudelis

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Atta crudelis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pogonomyrmex badius)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Pogonomyrmecini
Genus: Pogonomyrmex
Species: Atta crudelis
Smith, F., 1858

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


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • crudelis. Atta crudelis Smith, F. 1858b: 170 (w.q.) U.S.A. Mayr, 1862: 741 (m.). Combination in Myrmica: Mayr, 1862: 740; in Pogonomyrmex: Mayr, 1868b: 170. Junior synonym of transversa: Mayr, 1886c: 359.