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


Texas leafcutting ant
Atta texana (Buckley)

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Texas leafcutting ant
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Adult(s)
John Moser
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Texas leafcutting ant
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Adult(s)
Ronald F. Billings
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Adult(s)
Ronald F. Billings
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Life Cycle
R. Scott Cameron
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Texas leafcutting ant
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Adult(s)
Herbert A. 'Joe' Pase III
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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


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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. 2. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/main.htm