Atta vollenweideri

From Pestinfo-Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Literature database
13 articles sorted by:
year (recent ones first)
research topics
list of natural enemies
Atta vollenweideri (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): April Nobile
Source: Wikimedia Commons

Atta vollenweideri Forel, 1893

The leaf-cutting ant is found in the southern parts of South America and feeds mainly on grasses, affecting cattle ranches. It may build very large nests. In Argentina, the economic threshold has be determined at 1 nest per 3 hectares (Guillade and Folgarait, 2015).