Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests


Texas leaf-cutter ant
Atta texana (Buckley)

Resources



Representative Images(View more at Forestry Images)

4178074
4178074

Texas leaf-cutter ant
Atta texana
Adult(s)
John Moser
3226010
3226010

Texas leaf-cutter ant
Atta texana
Adult(s)
Ronald F. Billings
0795022
0795022

Texas leaf-cutter ant
Atta texana
Adult(s)
Ronald F. Billings
0795020
0795020

Texas leaf-cutter ant
Atta texana
Life Cycle
R. Scott Cameron
0795021
0795021

Texas leaf-cutter ant
Atta texana
Adult(s)
Herbert A. 'Joe' Pase III
4178041
4178041

Texas leaf-cutter ant
Atta texana
Feature(s)
John Moser


Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hymenoptera
Suborder: Apocrita
Superfamily: Vespoidea
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Atta

Other System Links

NPDN Pest: ISASAEA



References

Common Name Reference: Arnett, R.H. 1985. American insects: a handbook of the insects of America north of Mexico. Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New York. 850 pp.
Scientific Name Reference: R.W. Poole and P. Gentili, Nomina Insecta Nearctica. 1996. Nomina insecta nearctica: a checklist of the insects of North America. Vol. 1-4. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/main.htm