Atta dissimilis

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Atta dissimilis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Atta
Species: A. dissimilis
Binomial name
Atta dissimilis
Jerdon, 1851

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



Distribution based on type material

India (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • dissimilis. Atta dissimilis Jerdon, 1851: 107 (w.) INDIA. Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Atta: Bolton, 1995b: 76.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 76, unrecognisable taxon; insertae sedis in Atta, catalogue)
  • Jerdon, T. C. 1851. A catalogue of the species of ants found in Southern India. Madras J. Lit. Sci. 17: 103-127 (page 107, worker described)