Atta cephalotes polita

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Atta cephalotes polita
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Atta cephalotes)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Atta
Species: Atta cephalotes polita
Emery, 1905

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


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

  • polita. Atta cephalotes subsp. polita Emery, 1905c: 54 (w.) BOLIVIA. Raised to species: Borgmeier, 1939: 423. Subspecies of vollenweideri: Borgmeier, 1950d: 243. Junior synonym of cephalotes: Borgmeier, 1959b: 340.