Atta nigra muticinoda

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Atta nigra muticinoda
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 nigra muticinoda
Forel, 1901

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.

  • muticinoda. Atta (Acromyrmex) nigra r. muticinoda Forel, 1901e: 336 (w.) BRAZIL. Combination in Acromyrmex: Luederwaldt, 1918: 39. Raised to species: Emery, 1905c: 47; Emery, 1924d: 350. Senior synonym of depressoculis, homalops: Gonçalves: 1961: 153. Junior synonym of niger: Gonçalves, 1967: 18.

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