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Species: Atta cephalotes   (Linnaeus, 1758) 

Classification:
Specimens in the Georegion list are based on the following sources: a) specimen records of valid species from the region, b) AntCat.org type locality information, and c) Curator added records. Curators may add or remove valid species or morphospecies from the list. Morphospecies, however, must have at least one specimen record in Antweb though not necessary from the specific georegion).

28 Valid Extant Specimens

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CASENT0640228
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Collection: Go-F-01-2-01
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   Est. Biol. Los Tuxtlas
18.58687 °,-95.07649°
Elevation: 180m
Habitat: tropical rainforest
Microhabitat: beating vegetation
Notes:
Medium: dry-mount
Collected By: ADMAC
Date Collected: 2016-05-31
Uploaded: 2020-10-14 14:17:11.0
Data Provided By: University of Utah
Owned By: JTLC
Located At: JTLC, Longino
Determined By: J. Longino
Method: beating
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: Adult worker
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
CASENT0640400
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Collection: Ma-F-02-2-01
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   Ruiz Cortínez, 12 km NE San Andrés Tuxtla
18.5341 °,-95.13876°
Elevation: 1060m
Habitat: montane wet forest edge
Microhabitat: Malaise trap
Notes:
Medium: dry-mount
Collected By: ADMAC
Date Collected: 2016-06-02
Uploaded: 2020-10-14 14:17:37.0
Data Provided By: University of Utah
Owned By: JTLC
Located At: Rabeling-20190211
Determined By: J. Longino
Method: Malaise trap
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: Adult worker
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
CASENT0732910
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Collection: MMP01603
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   Los Tuxtlas Biological Station
18.58643 °,-95.07556°
Elevation: 170m
Habitat: lowland tropical rain fo...
Microhabitat: foraging trail
Notes: 8w mounted
Medium: 95%EtOH
Collected By: M.M. Prebus
Date Collected: 2014-08-15
Uploaded: 2020-07-08 17:32:57.0
Data Provided By: Curator Matthew Prebus
Owned By: MMPC
Located At: MMPC, Prebus
Determined By: M.M. Prebus
Method: hand collecting
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: W
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
CASENT0733339
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Collection: MMP01603
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   Los Tuxtlas Biological Station
18.58643 °,-95.07556°
Elevation: 170m
Habitat: lowland tropical rain fo...
Microhabitat: foraging trail
Notes: donated to Los Tuxtlas B...
Medium: pin
Collected By: M.M. Prebus
Date Collected: 2014-08-15
Uploaded: 2020-07-08 17:33:28.0
Data Provided By: Curator Matthew Prebus
Owned By: MMPC
Located At: MMPC, Prebus
Determined By: M.M. Prebus
Method: hand collecting
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: 1w
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
CASENT0733340
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Collection: MMP01603
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   Los Tuxtlas Biological Station
18.58643 °,-95.07556°
Elevation: 170m
Habitat: lowland tropical rain fo...
Microhabitat: foraging trail
Notes: donated to Los Tuxtlas B...
Medium: pin
Collected By: M.M. Prebus
Date Collected: 2014-08-15
Uploaded: 2020-07-08 17:33:28.0
Data Provided By: Curator Matthew Prebus
Owned By: MMPC
Located At: MMPC, Prebus
Determined By: M.M. Prebus
Method: hand collecting
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: 1w
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
CASENT0733341
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Collection: MMP01603
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   Los Tuxtlas Biological Station
18.58643 °,-95.07556°
Elevation: 170m
Habitat: lowland tropical rain fo...
Microhabitat: foraging trail
Notes: donated to Los Tuxtlas B...
Medium: pin
Collected By: M.M. Prebus
Date Collected: 2014-08-15
Uploaded: 2020-07-08 17:33:28.0
Data Provided By: Curator Matthew Prebus
Owned By: MMPC
Located At: MMPC, Prebus
Determined By: M.M. Prebus
Method: hand collecting
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: 1w
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
CASENT0733525
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Collection: MMP01656
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   Los Tuxtlas Biological Station
18.58524 °,-95.07645°
Elevation: 190m
Habitat: lowland tropical rain fo...
Microhabitat: stray foragers
Notes:
Medium: pin
Collected By: M.M. Prebus
Date Collected: 2014-08-17
Uploaded: 2020-07-08 17:33:30.0
Data Provided By: Curator Matthew Prebus
Owned By: MMPC
Located At: MMPC, Prebus
Determined By: M.M. Prebus
Method: hand collecting
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: 1w
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
CASENT0757213
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Collection: MMP02675
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   9 km NE San Andrés Tuxtla
18.51265 °,-95.16766°
Elevation: 965m
Habitat: mixed tropical/temperate...
Microhabitat: ground nest at base of Liquidambar
Notes:
Medium: pin
Collected By: M.M. Prebus
Date Collected: 2016-06-04
Uploaded: 2020-07-08 17:33:41.0
Data Provided By: Curator Matthew Prebus
Owned By: MMPC
Located At: MMPC, Prebus
Determined By: M.M. Prebus
Method: hand collecting
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: 1w
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
CASENT0757214
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Collection: MMP02675
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   9 km NE San Andrés Tuxtla
18.51265 °,-95.16766°
Elevation: 965m
Habitat: mixed tropical/temperate...
Microhabitat: ground nest at base of Liquidambar
Notes:
Medium: pin
Collected By: M.M. Prebus
Date Collected: 2016-06-04
Uploaded: 2020-07-08 17:33:41.0
Data Provided By: Curator Matthew Prebus
Owned By: MMPC
Located At: MMPC, Prebus
Determined By: M.M. Prebus
Method: hand collecting
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: 1w
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
CASENT0757215
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Collection: MMP02675
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   9 km NE San Andrés Tuxtla
18.51265 °,-95.16766°
Elevation: 965m
Habitat: mixed tropical/temperate...
Microhabitat: ground nest at base of Liquidambar
Notes:
Medium: pin
Collected By: M.M. Prebus
Date Collected: 2016-06-04
Uploaded: 2020-07-08 17:33:41.0
Data Provided By: Curator Matthew Prebus
Owned By: MMPC
Located At: MMPC, Prebus
Determined By: M.M. Prebus
Method: hand collecting
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: 1w
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
CASENT0757216
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Collection: MMP02675
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   9 km NE San Andrés Tuxtla
18.51265 °,-95.16766°
Elevation: 965m
Habitat: mixed tropical/temperate...
Microhabitat: ground nest at base of Liquidambar
Notes:
Medium: pin
Collected By: M.M. Prebus
Date Collected: 2016-06-04
Uploaded: 2020-07-08 17:33:41.0
Data Provided By: Curator Matthew Prebus
Owned By: MMPC
Located At: MMPC, Prebus
Determined By: M.M. Prebus
Method: hand collecting
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: 1w
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
CASENT0757606
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Collection: MMP02675
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   9 km NE San Andrés Tuxtla
18.51265 °,-95.16766°
Elevation: 965m
Habitat: mixed tropical/temperate...
Microhabitat: ground nest at base of Liquidambar
Notes: 4w mounted, large vial
Medium: 95%EtOH
Collected By: M.M. Prebus
Date Collected: 2016-06-04
Uploaded: 2020-07-08 17:33:05.0
Data Provided By: Curator Matthew Prebus
Owned By: MMPC
Located At: MMPC, Prebus
Determined By: M.M. Prebus
Method: hand collecting
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: 12w
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
CASENT0757813
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Collection: MMP01603
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   Los Tuxtlas Biological Station
18.58643 °,-95.07556°
Elevation: 170m
Habitat: lowland tropical rain fo...
Microhabitat: foraging trail
Notes:
Medium: pin
Collected By: M.M. Prebus
Date Collected: 2014-08-15
Uploaded: 2020-07-08 17:33:28.0
Data Provided By: Curator Matthew Prebus
Owned By: MMPC
Located At: MMPC, Prebus
Determined By: M.M. Prebus
Method: hand collecting
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: 1w
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
CASENT0757814
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Collection: MMP01603
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   Los Tuxtlas Biological Station
18.58643 °,-95.07556°
Elevation: 170m
Habitat: lowland tropical rain fo...
Microhabitat: foraging trail
Notes:
Medium: pin
Collected By: M.M. Prebus
Date Collected: 2014-08-15
Uploaded: 2020-07-08 17:33:28.0
Data Provided By: Curator Matthew Prebus
Owned By: MMPC
Located At: MMPC, Prebus
Determined By: M.M. Prebus
Method: hand collecting
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: 1w
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
CASENT0757815
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Collection: MMP01603
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   Los Tuxtlas Biological Station
18.58643 °,-95.07556°
Elevation: 170m
Habitat: lowland tropical rain fo...
Microhabitat: foraging trail
Notes:
Medium: pin
Collected By: M.M. Prebus
Date Collected: 2014-08-15
Uploaded: 2020-07-08 17:33:28.0
Data Provided By: Curator Matthew Prebus
Owned By: MMPC
Located At: MMPC, Prebus
Determined By: M.M. Prebus
Method: hand collecting
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: 1w
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
CASENT0757816
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Collection: MMP01603
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   Los Tuxtlas Biological Station
18.58643 °,-95.07556°
Elevation: 170m
Habitat: lowland tropical rain fo...
Microhabitat: foraging trail
Notes:
Medium: pin
Collected By: M.M. Prebus
Date Collected: 2014-08-15
Uploaded: 2020-07-08 17:33:28.0
Data Provided By: Curator Matthew Prebus
Owned By: MMPC
Located At: MMPC, Prebus
Determined By: M.M. Prebus
Method: hand collecting
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: 1w
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
CASENT0757817
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Collection: MMP01603
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   Los Tuxtlas Biological Station
18.58643 °,-95.07556°
Elevation: 170m
Habitat: lowland tropical rain fo...
Microhabitat: foraging trail
Notes:
Medium: pin
Collected By: M.M. Prebus
Date Collected: 2014-08-15
Uploaded: 2020-07-08 17:33:28.0
Data Provided By: Curator Matthew Prebus
Owned By: MMPC
Located At: MMPC, Prebus
Determined By: M.M. Prebus
Method: hand collecting
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: 1w
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
FMNHINS0000046901
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Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   Sontecomapan (8 mi NW)
18.564964 °,-95.145035°
Elevation: 152m
Habitat:
Microhabitat: beetles along ant trail
Notes:
Medium: pin
Collected By: A. F. Newton
Date Collected: 1970-07-31
Uploaded: 2018-11-01 13:17:41.0
Data Provided By: Field Museum
Owned By: FMNH
Located At: FMNH, Chicago
Determined By:
Method:
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: 1w
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
FMNHINS0000106818
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Collection: R.E.Gregg260
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   Fortin de las Flores, Posada Loma
18.899298 °,-96.99929°
Elevation: 1014m
Habitat:
Microhabitat: 1 ft. high garden, large crumb cone
Notes:
Medium:
Collected By: R. E. Gregg
Date Collected: 1972-07-31
Uploaded: 2018-11-01 13:20:31.0
Data Provided By: Field Museum
Owned By: FMNH
Located At: FMNH, Chicago
Determined By: R. E. Gregg
Method:
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: 300w, 1dQ, 20p
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
FMNHINS0000106821
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Collection: tc1357834517
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   Cordoba
18.88389 °,-96.923775°
Elevation: m
Habitat:
Microhabitat:
Notes:
Medium:
Collected By: C. H. Seevers
Date Collected: 1936-07-20
Uploaded: 2018-11-01 13:20:09.0
Data Provided By: Field Museum
Owned By: FMNH
Located At: FMNH, Chicago
Determined By: R. E. Gregg
Method:
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: 10w
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
FMNHINS0000106824
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Collection: tc1357857292
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   Fortin de las Flores, Posada Loma
18.899298 °,-96.99929°
Elevation: 1014m
Habitat:
Microhabitat: garden, large crumb cone
Notes:
Medium:
Collected By: R. E. Gregg
Date Collected: 1972-08-01
Uploaded: 2018-11-01 13:20:32.0
Data Provided By: Field Museum
Owned By: FMNH
Located At: FMNH, Chicago
Determined By: R. E. Gregg
Method:
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: 40w, 1dQ, 30p
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
FMNHINS0000106827
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Collection: tc1357857284
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   Fortin de las Flores, Posada Loma
18.899298 °,-96.99929°
Elevation: 1014m
Habitat:
Microhabitat: exhausted fungus garden from large crumb cone
Notes:
Medium:
Collected By: R. E. Gregg
Date Collected: 1972-07-31
Uploaded: 2018-11-01 13:20:32.0
Data Provided By: Field Museum
Owned By: FMNH
Located At: FMNH, Chicago
Determined By: R. E. Gregg
Method:
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: 10w, 60p, 30l
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
FMNHINS0000106828
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Collection: tc1357864820
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   Catemaco, Las Tuxtlas Field Station
18.421263 °,-95.11297°
Elevation: m
Habitat: Lowland rainforest
Microhabitat:
Notes:
Medium:
Collected By: A. Cruz
Date Collected: 1975-01-06
Uploaded: 2018-11-01 13:20:39.0
Data Provided By: Field Museum
Owned By: FMNH
Located At: FMNH, Chicago
Determined By: R. E. Gregg
Method:
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: 5w
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
JTL763226
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Collection: Go-F-01-2-01
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   Est. Biol. Los Tuxtlas
18.58687 °,-95.07649°
Elevation: 180m
Habitat: tropical rainforest
Microhabitat: beating vegetation
Notes:
Medium: ethanol
Collected By: ADMAC
Date Collected: 2016-05-31
Uploaded: 2020-10-14 14:17:17.0
Data Provided By: University of Utah
Owned By: JTLC
Located At: JTLC, Longino
Determined By: J. Longino
Method: beating
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: Adult worker
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
JTL763297
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Collection: JTL9578
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   Ruiz Cortínez, 13 km NE San Andrés Tuxtla
18.53427 °,-95.13828°
Elevation: 1050m
Habitat: second growth veg.
Microhabitat: large mound
Notes:
Medium: ethanol
Collected By: J. Longino
Date Collected: 2016-06-02
Uploaded: 2020-10-14 14:17:18.0
Data Provided By: University of Utah
Owned By: JTLC
Located At: JTLC, Longino
Determined By: J. Longino
Method: search
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: Adult worker
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
JTL764039
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Collection: Wa-F-01-2-01
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   Est. Biol. Los Tuxtlas
18.58702 °,-95.07665°
Elevation: 180m
Habitat: tropical rainforest
Microhabitat: ex sifted leaf litter
Notes:
Medium: ethanol
Collected By: ADMAC
Date Collected: 2016-05-29
Uploaded: 2020-10-14 14:17:25.0
Data Provided By: University of Utah
Owned By: JTLC
Located At: JTLC, Longino
Determined By: J. Longino
Method: miniWinkler
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: Adult worker
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
JTL765580
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Collection: Ma-F-02-2-01
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   Ruiz Cortínez, 12 km NE San Andrés Tuxtla
18.5341 °,-95.13876°
Elevation: 1060m
Habitat: montane wet forest edge
Microhabitat: Malaise trap
Notes:
Medium: ethanol
Collected By: ADMAC
Date Collected: 2016-06-02
Uploaded: 2020-10-14 14:17:37.0
Data Provided By: University of Utah
Owned By: JTLC
Located At: JTLC, Longino
Determined By: J. Longino
Method: Malaise trap
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: Adult worker
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal
JTL929460
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Collection: JTL9578
Location: Mexico: Veracruz:   Ruiz Cortínez, 13 km NE San Andrés Tuxtla
18.53427 °,-95.13828°
Elevation: 1050m
Habitat: second growth veg.
Microhabitat: large mound
Notes: 5w
Medium: ethanol
Collected By: J. Longino
Date Collected: 2016-06-02
Uploaded: 2020-10-14 14:20:48.0
Data Provided By: University of Utah
Owned By: JTLC
Located At: Rabeling-20190211
Determined By: E. Z. Albuquerque
Method: search
DNA Notes:
Bioregion: Neotropical
Type Status:
Life Stage: Worker
Caste: Worker
Subcaste: Normal


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