Atta saltensis

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Atta saltensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Atta
Species: A. saltensis
Binomial name
Atta saltensis
Forel, 1913

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality), Bolivia, Paraguay.

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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.

  • saltensis. Atta laevigata var. saltensis Forel, 1913l: 237 (w.) ARGENTINA. Borgmeier, 1959b: 382 (q.m.). Combination in Atta (Neoatta): Gonçalves, 1942: 349; in Atta (Epiatta): Borgmeier, 1950d: 249; in Atta (Palaeatta): Borgmeier, 1959b: 381. Subspecies of vollenweideri: Gallardo, 1916d: 344; Borgmeier, 1950d: 249; of polita: Santschi, 1929d: 305; Borgmeier, 1939: 423; of laevigata: Gonçalves, 1942: 349. Raised to species and senior synonym of lizeri, obscurata: Borgmeier, 1959b: 381.
  • obscurata. Atta vollenweideri var. obscurata Gallardo, 1916d: 344 (w.) ARGENTINA. Subspecies of polita: Santschi, 1929d: 305; of vollenweideri: Borgmeier, 1950d: 243. Junior synonym of saltensis: Borgmeier, 1959b: 381.
  • lizeri. Atta polita var. lizeri Santschi, 1920e: 123, fig. (s.w.) BOLIVIA. [Also described as new by Santschi, 1922b: 364.] Subspecies of laevigata: Gonçalves, 1942: 349; of vollenweideri: Borgmeier, 1950d: 243. Junior synonym of saltensis: Borgmeier, 1959b: 381.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 77, catalogue)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1939. Nova contribuiça~o para o conhecimento das formigas neotropicas (Hym. Formicidae). Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 10: 403-428 (page 423, subspecies of polita)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1950d. Estudos sôbre Atta (Hym. Formicidae). Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz Rio J. 48: 239-263 (page 249, Combination in Atta (Epiatta))
  • Borgmeier, T. 1950d. Estudos sôbre Atta (Hym. Formicidae). Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz Rio J. 48: 239-263 (page 249, Variety\subspecies of vollenweideri)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1959b. Revision der Gattung Atta Fabricius (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 2: 321-390 (page 382, queen, male described)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1959b. Revision der Gattung Atta Fabricius (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 2: 321-390 (page 381, Combination in Atta (Paleatta))
  • Borgmeier, T. 1959b. Revision der Gattung Atta Fabricius (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 2: 321-390 (page 381, Raised to species, and senior synonym of lizeri and obscurata)
  • Forel, A. 1913m. Fourmis d'Argentine, du Brésil, du Guatémala & de Cuba reçues de M. M. Bruch, Prof. v. Ihering, Mlle Baez, M. Peper et M. Rovereto. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 49: 203-250 (page 237, worker described)
  • Gallardo, A. 1916e. Notes systématiques et éthologiques sur les fourmis attines de la République Argentine. An. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. B. Aires 28: 317-344 (page 344, Variety\subspecies of vollenweideri)
  • Gonçalves, C. R. 1942. Contribuiça~o para o conhecimento do gênero Atta Fabr., das formigas saúvas. Bol. Soc. Bras. Agron. 5: 333-358 (page 349, Combination in Atta (Neoatta))
  • Gonçalves, C. R. 1942. Contribuiça~o para o conhecimento do gênero Atta Fabr., das formigas saúvas. Bol. Soc. Bras. Agron. 5: 333-358 (page 349, subspecies of laevigata)
  • Santschi, F. 1929d. Nouvelles fourmis de la République Argentine et du Brésil. An. Soc. Cient. Argent. 107: 273-316 (page 305, subspecies of polita)