Atta goiana

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Atta goiana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Atta
Species: A. goiana
Binomial name
Atta goiana
Gonçalves, 1942

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • goiana. Atta (Neoatta) goiana Gonçalves, 1942: 347 (m.) BRAZIL. Borgmeier, 1959b: 379 (w.). Combination in Atta (Palaeatta): Borgmeier, 1950d: 245.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 76, catalogue)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1950d. Estudos sôbre Atta (Hym. Formicidae). Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz Rio J. 48: 239-263 (page 245, Combination in Atta (Paleatta))
  • Borgmeier, T. 1959b. Revision der Gattung Atta Fabricius (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 2: 321-390 (page 379, worker described)
  • Gonçalves, C. R. 1942. Contribuiça~o para o conhecimento do gênero Atta Fabr., das formigas saúvas. Bol. Soc. Bras. Agron. 5: 333-358 (page 347, male described)