Atta septentrionalis obscurior

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Atta septentrionalis obscurior
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Trachymyrmex septentrionalis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Trachymyrmex
Species: Atta septentrionalis obscurior
Wheeler, W.M., 1907

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


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

  • obscurior. Atta (Trachymyrmex) septentrionalis var. obscurior Wheeler, W.M. 1907c: 709 (w.q.) U.S.A. Wheeler, W.M. 1911g: 246 (q.). Combination in Trachymyrmex: Creighton, 1950a: 324. Subspecies of septentrionalis: Wheeler, W.M. 1911g: 247. Material of the unavailable names crystallina, irrorata referred here by Creighton, 1950a: 324. Junior synonym of septentrionalis: Weber, 1958b: 53.