Atta pilosa

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Atta pilosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Atta
Species: A. pilosa
Binomial name
Atta pilosa
(Buckley, 1867)

This taxon is considered to be unidentifiable and its identity is uncertain.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on type material

United States (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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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.

  • pilosa. Oecodoma pilosa Buckley, 1867: 348 (w.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Myrmicinae: Smith, D.R. 1979: 1414; incertae sedis in Atta: Bolton, 1995b: 76. See also Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 29.

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)
  • Buckley, S. B. 1867. Descriptions of new species of North American Formicidae (continued from page 172.). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Phila. 6: 335-350 (page 348, worker described)
  • Smith, D. R. 1979. Superfamily Formicoidea. Pp. 1323-1467 in: Krombein, K. V., Hurd, P. D., Smith, D. R., Burks, B. D. (eds.) Catalog of Hymenoptera in America north of Mexico. Volume 2. Apocrita (Aculeata). Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Pr (page 1414, unplaced myrmicine taxon)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1902g. A consideration of S. B. Buckley's "North American Formicidae.". Trans. Tex. Acad. Sci. 4: 17-31 (page 29, Incertae sedis; unrecognisable taxon.)