Atta mesonotalis inquirens

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Atta mesonotalis inquirens
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 inquirens
Forel, 1914

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.

  • inquirens. Atta (Acromyrmex) mesonotalis var. inquirens Forel, 1914e: 11 (w.) BRAZIL. Combination in Acromyrmex: Emery, 1924d: 349. Subspecies of aspersus: Santschi, 1925a: 368. Junior synonym of aspersus: Gonçalves, 1961: 132.

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