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Species: Atta insularis   Guérin-Méneville, 1844 

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Atta insularis insularis, Atta insularis mexicana, Atta insularis texana

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

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

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1865: 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.

Specimen Habitat Summary

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

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 3 times Winkler

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

Type specimens:

(-1 examples)

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