Atta polita lizeri

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Atta polita lizeri
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Atta saltensis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Atta
Species: Atta polita lizeri
Santschi, 1920

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


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

  • 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.