Atta Fabricius, 1804 valid feminine
Atta Fabricius, 1804: 421 Type-species: Formica cephalotes (obsolete combination of Atta cephalotes), by subsequent designation of Wheeler, 1911g: 159.
  • Atta in Myrmicites: Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau, 1835: 172.
  • Atta in Poneridae, Attidae: Smith, 1858a: 161.
  • Atta in Myrmicinae: Mayr, 1855: 459 [Myrmicidae]; Smith, 1857a: 77 [Myrmicidae]; Mayr, 1861: 65 [Myrmicidae]; Mayr, 1865: 18 [Myrmicidae]; Smith, 1871b: 333 [Myrmicidae]; Cresson, 1887: 259 [Myrmicidae]; Dalla Torre, 1893: 150.
  • Atta in Cryptoceridae, Attinae: Ashmead, 1905c: 384.
  • Atta in Myrmicinae, Attini: Emery, 1877b: 81 [Myrmicidae, Attidae]; Forel, 1893b: 163; Emery, 1895l: 770; Forel, 1899d: 30; Wheeler, 1910a: 141; Emery, 1914e: 42; Forel, 1917: 247; Wheeler, 1922: 669; Emery, 1924f: 352; all subsequent authors.
  • [Myrmegis (*nomen nudum*) referable to Atta: Brown, 1973b: 182 (see under Myrmegis).].
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Genus Atta references

Mayr, 1855: 459 (diagnosis); Smith, 1858a: 161, 180 (Atta, Oecodoma diagnoses); Mayr, 1861: 66 (Europe species key); Roger, 1863b: 35 (catalogue); Mayr, 1863a: 395, 437 (catalogue); Mayr, 1865: 18 (diagnosis); Cresson, 1887: 259 (U.S.A. catalogue); Dalla Torre, 1893: 150 (catalogue); Gallardo, 1916e: 340 (Argentina species key); Emery, 1924f: 352 (diagnosis, catalogue); Gonçalves, 1942: 334 (all species key); Gonçalves, 1947a: 186 (south & central Brazil species key); Chapman & Capco, 1951: 82 (Asia checklist, anachronisms); Borgmeier, 1959b: 335 (subgenera key); Borgmeier, 1959b: 337 (diagnosis, all species revision, key); Kempf, 1972b: 26 (Neotropical catalogue); Smith, 1979: 1413 (North America catalogue); MacKay & MacKay, 1988: 25 (Colombia species key); Cherrett & Cherrett, 1989: 1 (bibliography); Brandão, 1991: 328 (catalogue); Bolton, 1994: 105 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a: 1048 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 75 (catalogue); Cantone, 2017: 189 (brief male diagnosis); Fernández & Serna, 2019: 841 (Colombia species key)

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Extant: 17 valid species, 1 valid subspecies

Fossil: 1 valid species

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