Atta subterranea brunnea

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Atta subterranea brunnea
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Acromyrmex subterraneus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Acromyrmex
Species: Atta subterranea brunnea
Forel, 1912

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


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

  • brunnea. Atta (Acromyrmex) subterranea var. brunnea Forel, 1912e: 181.
    • [First available use of Atta (Acromyrmex) coronata subsp. subterranea var. brunnea Forel, 1911c: 291 (w.q.m.) BRAZIL (Santa Catarina, Rio de Janeiro, Ceará); unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
    • [Unresolved junior primary homonym of Atta brunnea Patton, 1894: 618 (Bolton, 1995b: 54).]
    • Combination in Acromyrmex: Luederwaldt, 1918: 39.
    • Subspecies of subterraneus: Luederwaldt, 1918: 39; Emery, 1924d: 350; Santschi, 1925a: 372; Borgmeier, 1927c: 135; Santschi, 1937f: 231 (in key); Santschi, 1939f: 166; Gonçalves, 1961: 167; Kempf, 1972a: 15; Bolton, 1995b: 54.
    • Junior synonym of subterraneus: Fernández, et al. 2015: 92.