Atta subterranea purensis

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Atta subterranea purensis
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 purensis
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.

  • purensis. Atta (Acromyrmex) subterranea var. purensis Forel, 1912e: 181 (w.) BRAZIL. Combination in Acromyrmex: Emery, 1924d: 350. Junior synonym of subterraneus: Gonçalves, 1961: 164.