Atta columbica tonsipes

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Atta columbica tonsipes
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Atta colombica)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Atta
Species: Atta columbica tonsipes
Santschi, 1929

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


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

  • tonsipes. Atta columbica var. tonsipes Santschi, 1929f: 92 (diagnosis in key) (w.) PANAMA. Subspecies of colombica: Gonçalves, 1942: 346. Junior synonym of colombica: Borgmeier, 1959b: 346.