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Atta  Fabricius, 1804
Taxonomic Serial No.: 154201

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2001   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderHymenoptera  – abelha, formiga, vespa, ants, bees, wasps  
                                  SuborderApocrita  – abeilles, fourmis, guêpes véritables, narrow-waisted hymenopterans, ants, bees, true wasps  
                                        SuperfamilyVespoidea  – vespoid wasps  
                                           FamilyFormicidae  – ants, fourmis  
                                                    GenusAtta Fabricius, 1804  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       Species Atta bisphaerica Forel, 1908  
                                                       Species Atta capiguara Goncalves, 1944  
                                                       Species Atta cephalotes (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                                       Species Atta columbica Guerin-Meneville, 1844  
                                                       Species Atta dissimilis Jerdon, 1851  
                                                       Species Atta domicola Jerdon, 1851  
                                                       Species Atta goiana Goncalves, 1942  
                                                       Species Atta insularis Guerin-Meneville, 1844  
                                                       Species Atta laevigata (Smith, 1858)  
                                                       Species Atta mexicana (Smith, 1858)  
                                                       Species Atta opaciceps Borgmeier, 1939  
                                                       Species Atta robusta Borgmeier, 1939  
                                                       Species Atta saltensis Forel, 1913  
                                                       Species Atta sexdens (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                                       Species Atta silvae Goncalves, 1983  
                                                       Species Atta texana (Buckley, 1860) – Texas leafcutting ant 
                                                       Species Atta vollenweideri Forel, 1893  

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  Source: Hymenoptera Name Server, website (version 0.021)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Reference for: Atta   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Atta   
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