Atta muticinoda homalops

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

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

Nomenclature

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

  • homalops. Atta (Acromyrmex) muticinoda var. homalops Emery, 1905c: 47, figs. 10, 11 (w.m.) BRAZIL. Combination in Acromyrmex: Luederwaldt, 1918: 38. Subspecies of coronatus: Forel, 1911c: 291; of muticinoda: Santschi, 1925a: 370. Junior synonym of muticinoda: Gonçalves, 1961: 153.

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