Formica migratoria

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Formica migratoria
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Atta cephalotes)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Atta
Species: Formica migratoria
De Geer, 1773

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


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

  • migratoria. Formica migratoria De Geer, 1773: 604, pl. 31, figs. 11-13 (w.) SURINAM. Junior synonym of cephalotes: Retzius, 1783: 76.