Atta vollenweideri obscurata

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Atta vollenweideri obscurata
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 vollenweideri obscurata
Gallardo, 1916

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.

  • obscurata. Atta vollenweideri var. obscurata Gallardo, 1916d: 344 (w.) ARGENTINA. Subspecies of polita: Santschi, 1929d: 305; of vollenweideri: Borgmeier, 1950d: 243. Junior synonym of saltensis: Borgmeier, 1959b: 381.