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Species: Atta saltensis   Forel, 1913 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Atta laevigata var. saltensis Forel, 1913m PDF: 237 (w.) ARGENTINA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Borgmeier, 1959b PDF: 382 (q.m.).
Combination in Atta (Neoatta): Gonçalves, 1942 PDF: 349; in Atta (Epiatta): Borgmeier, 1950d PDF: 249; in Atta (Palaeatta): Borgmeier, 1959b PDF: 381.
Raised to species and senior synonym of Atta lizeri, Atta obscurata: Borgmeier, 1959b PDF: 381.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Boquerón, Pte. Hayes

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55

saltensis ForelHNS 1913.

Boquerón (ALWC, MZSP, USNM). Literature records: Boquerón, Pte. Hayes (Borgmeier 1959b, Fowler 1985).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in tropical dry forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground forager(s).

Elevations: collected at 470 m

Type specimens: syntype of Atta saltensis: casent0909444; syntype of Atta polita lizeri: casent0912492, casent0912493; unpublished name: Atta vollenweideri depili: casent0912494; unpublished name: Atta vollenweideri depilis: casent0912495

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