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Genus Atta - Leaf-cutting Ants

Atta Texana with wings - Atta texana Texas Leaf Cutting Ant - Atta texana alate (winged) ant - Atta texana Myrmicinae - Atta texana - female Texas Leaf Cutting Ants - Atta texana Atta texana Atta mexicana? - Atta mexicana Atta mexicana? - Atta mexicana
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Formicoidea (Ants)
Family Formicidae (Ants)
Subfamily Myrmicinae
Tribe Attini ("Higher" myrmicines - no group name)
Genus Atta (Leaf-cutting Ants)
2 spp. n. of Mex. (41 spp. total, all in the New World)
A. mexicana - so. AZ
A. texana - TX-LA
Print References
Borgmeier, T. 1959. Revision der Gattung Atta Fabricius. Studia Entomol. (new series) 2: 321-390.