Atta laevigata venezuelensis

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Atta laevigata venezuelensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Atta laevigata)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Atta
Species: Atta laevigata venezuelensis
Gonçalves, 1942

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


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

  • venezuelensis. Atta (Neoatta) laevigata subsp. venezuelensis Gonçalves, 1942: 349 (w.q.) VENEZUELA. Combination in Atta (Epiatta): Borgmeier, 1950d: 243. Junior synonym of laevigata: Borgmeier, 1959b: 365.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 77, catalogue)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1950d. Estudos sôbre Atta (Hym. Formicidae). Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz Rio J. 48: 239-263 (page 243, combination in Atta (Epiatta))
  • Borgmeier, T. 1959b. Revision der Gattung Atta Fabricius (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 2: 321-390 (page 365, junior synonym of laevigtata)
  • Gonçalves, C. R. 1942. Contribuiça~o para o conhecimento do gênero Atta Fabr., das formigas saúvas. Bol. Soc. Bras. Agron. 5: 333-358 (page 349, worker, queen described)