Atta mesonotalis fuhrmanni

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Atta mesonotalis fuhrmanni
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 fuhrmanni
Forel, 1914

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


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

  • fuhrmanni. Atta (Acromyrmex) mesonotalis var. fuhrmanni Forel, 1914e: 10 (w.) COLOMBIA.
    • Combination in Acromyrmex: Emery, 1924d: 349.
    • Subspecies of mesonotalis: Emery, 1924d: 349.
    • Subspecies of aspersus: Santschi, 1925a: 369; Kempf, 1972a: 11; Bolton, 1995b: 55.
    • Junior synonym of aspersus: Fernández, et al. 2015: 43.



  • Emery, C. 1924f [1922]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [concl.]. Genera Insectorum 174C: 207-397 (page 349, Combination in Acromyrmex)
  • Forel, A. 1914e. Quelques fourmis de Colombie. Pp. 9-14 in: Fuhrmann, O., Mayor, E. Voyage d'exploration scientifique en Colombie. Mém. Soc. Neuchâtel. Sci. Nat. 5(2):1-1090. (page 10, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1925a. Revision du genre Acromyrmex Mayr. Rev. Suisse Zool. 31: 355-398 (page 369, Variety of aspersus)