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Species: Atta texana   (Buckley, 1860) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Myrmica (Atta) texana Buckley, 1860a PDF: 233 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Atta: Roger, 1863b PDF: 35.
Combination in Atta (Archeatta): Gonçalves, 1942 PDF: 343.
Junior synonym of Atta fervens: Forel, 1885a PDF: 362.
Revived from synonymy: Wheeler, 1907d PDF: 700.
Subspecies of Atta insularis: Emery, 1913c PDF: 259; Emery, 1924f PDF: 354.
Subspecies of Atta fervens: Borgmeier, 1939 PDF: 423.
Revived status as species: Gonçalves, 1942 PDF: 335.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

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

Collect Date Range: collected between 1895-05-27 and 2018-05-05

Type specimens:

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