Atta opaciceps

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Atta opaciceps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Atta
Species: A. opaciceps
Binomial name
Atta opaciceps
Borgmeier, 1939

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Specimen Labels

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.

  • opaciceps. Atta bisphaerica subsp. opaciceps Borgmeier, 1939: 427, fig.16 (w.) BRAZIL. Borgmeier, 1950d: 248 (m.); Borgmeier, 1959b: 368 (q.). Combination in Atta (Neoatta): Gonçalves, 1942: 340; Borgmeier, 1959b: 368; in Atta (Epiatta): Borgmeier, 1950d: 248. Raised to species: Gonçalves, 1947a: 186; Borgmeier, 1959b: 369.

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. 1939. Nova contribuiça~o para o conhecimento das formigas neotropicas (Hym. Formicidae). Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 10: 403-428 (page 427, fig. 16 worker described)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1950d. Estudos sôbre Atta (Hym. Formicidae). Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz Rio J. 48: 239-263 (page 248, male described)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1950d. Estudos sôbre Atta (Hym. Formicidae). Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz Rio J. 48: 239-263 (page 248, Combination in Atta (Epiatta))
  • Borgmeier, T. 1959b. Revision der Gattung Atta Fabricius (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 2: 321-390 (page 368, queen described)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1959b. Revision der Gattung Atta Fabricius (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 2: 321-390 (page 368, Combination in Atta (Neoatta))
  • Borgmeier, T. 1959b. Revision der Gattung Atta Fabricius (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 2: 321-390 (page 369, Raised to species)
  • Gonçalves, C. R. 1942. Contribuiça~o para o conhecimento do gênero Atta Fabr., das formigas saúvas. Bol. Soc. Bras. Agron. 5: 333-358 (page 340, Combination in Atta (Neoatta))
  • Gonçalves, C. R. 1947a [1945]. Saúvas do sul e centro do Brasil. Bol. Fitossanit. 2: 183-218 (page 186, Raised to species)