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Species: Atta saltensis   Forel, 1913 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

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

Taxonomic history

Borgmeier, 1959b PDF: 382 (q.m.).
Combination in Atta (Neoatta): Gonçalves, 1942 PDF: 349.
Combination in Atta (Epiatta): Borgmeier, 1950d PDF: 249.
Combination in Atta (Palaeatta): Borgmeier, 1959b PDF: 381.
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery, 1924f PDF: 354.
Status as species: Borgmeier, 1959b PDF: 381 (redescription); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 28; Cherrett & Cherrett, 1989 PDF: 54; Bolton, 1995b: 77; Wild, 2007b PDF: 31.
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  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

Collect Date Range: collected between 1912-06-01 and 1994-08-06

Type specimens: syntype of Atta saltensis: casent0909444; syntype of Atta polita lizeri: casent0912492, casent0912493; unpublished name: Atta vollenweideri depili: casent0912494; unpublished name: Atta vollenweideri depilis: casent0912495

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