Atta minuta

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Atta minuta
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Monomorium pharaonis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: Atta minuta
Jerdon, 1851

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


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

  • minuta. Atta minuta Jerdon, 1851: 105 (w.q.) INDIA. Junior synonym of pharaonis: Emery, 1892b: 165; Bolton, 1987: 288, 356.