Atta turrifex caroli

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Atta turrifex caroli
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Mycetomoellerius turrifex)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Trachymyrmex
Species: Atta turrifex caroli
Wheeler, W.M., 1911

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

Nomenclature

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

  • caroli. Atta (Trachymyrmex) turrifex subsp. caroli Wheeler, W.M. 1911g: 248 (w.) U.S.A. Combination in Trachymyrmex: Creighton, 1950a: 324. Junior synonym of turrifex: Rabeling, Cover, et al. 2007: 23.

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