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|Subspecies of Atta insularis: Emery, 1913bb: 259; Emery, 1924f PDF: 354; of Atta fervens: Borgmeier, 1939 PDF: 423.|
Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in subtropical thorn woodland, 2 times found in Oak-pine-cedar forest, 1 times found in oak scrub, along creek bed, 3 times found in Acacia woodland, 2 times found in Live oak woodland, 2 times found in Mesquite woodland, 2 times found in Mixed hardwood forest, 1 times found in agricultural area.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground forager(s), 2 times nest in soil, 2 times nest excavation, 2 times large craters, 2 times crumb crater, 1 times roadway, 1 times near Atta texana nest, 1 times longleaf pine savannah woodland edge in fungus garden excavation, 1 times foraging trail, 1 times extensive nest system feet.
Collected most commonly using these methods: 16 times direct collection, 2 times pitfall.
Elevations: collected from 30 - 2660 meters, 463 meters average