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Species: Atta antarctica   Smith, 1858 

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Chelaner antarcticus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Atta antarctica Smith, 1858a PDF: 167 (q.) NEW ZEALAND. Australasia. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype queen. Type-locality: New Zealand (no further data). Type-depository: BMNH. Type notes: Original description is by Smith, 1858a PDF: 167, not by White, 1846: 27; discussion of publication date and authorship in Bolton, 1987 PDF: 288. Hence antarcticum White, sensu Forel, 1892c PDF: 334, Forel, 1905d PDF: 354, Brown, 1958h PDF: 29, Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 96, Wilson & Taylor, 1967b PDF: 62 are incorrect attributions of authorship and date. AntCat AntWiki HOL
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