Atta mesonotalis

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Atta mesonotalis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Acromyrmex aspersus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Acromyrmex
Species: Atta mesonotalis
Emery, 1905

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

Nomenclature

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

  • mesonotalis. Atta (Acromyrmex) mesonotalis Emery, 1905c: 46, fig. 8 (w.) PERU. Combination in Acromyrmex: Luederwaldt, 1918: 38. Subspecies of aspersus: Santschi, 1925d: 242. Junior synonym of aspersus: Gonçalves, 1961: 132.

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