Atta providens Sykes,

Mohamed, S., Zalat, S. & Fadl, H., 2001, Taxonomy of ant species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) collected by pitfall traps from Sinai and Delta region, Egypt., Egyptian Journal of Natural History 3, pp. 40-61: 53

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scientific name

Atta providens Sykes
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Genus Phiedole Westwood, 1840

Phiedole Westwood, 1840: Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist.6:87.

Type-species: Atta providens Sykes  HNS  , 1835; Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond.1:103.

Distribution: Palaearctic, Ethiopian, Oriental, Australian, Polynesian, Nearctic & Neotropical regions.

Key to species

1 - Body colour blackish brown, antennae with 3rd -11th funiculus segments quadrate .........................Ph. Pallidula (Nylander)

- Body colour yellowish brown, antennae with 3rd -11th funiculus segments rectangular ... 2 2- Postpetiole longer than broad (Fig.40); funiculus segment 2 not longer than wide ............................Ph. Jordanica Saulcy

- Postpetiole as long as broad at middle (Fig.41); funiculus segment 2 longer than wide......................... Ph. sinaitica Mayr  HNS 

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Atta