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Species: Atta insularis   Guérin-Méneville, 1844 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Atta insularis Guérin-Méneville, 1844a PDF: 422 (w.) CUBA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1865 PDF: 82 (q.m.).
Combination in Atta (Archeatta): Gonçalves, 1942 PDF: 343.
Subspecies of Atta fervens: Borgmeier, 1939 PDF: 423.
Revived status as species: Borgmeier, 1950d PDF: 260.
See also: Borgmeier, 1959b PDF: 353.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Cuba
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in mixed hardwood, 1 times found in park/garden, 2 times found in deciduous forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground nest, 2 times ex sifted litter, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 35 - 550 meters, 213 meters average

Type specimens: type of Atta insularis: focol0676



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