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Species: Messor aegyptiacus   (Emery, 1878) 

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See Also:

Messor aegyptiacus canaliculatus, Messor aegyptiacus felah, Messor aegyptiacus phasianicus, Messor aegyptiacus tunetinus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 4 valid subspecies

Aphaenogaster Barbara var. aegyptiaca Emery, 1878c: 57 (w.q.) EGYPT. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1908f PDF: 452 (m.).
Combination in A.
Forel, 1890b PDF: lxix; in Stenamma (Messor): Forel, 1902a PDF: 148; in Messor: Ruzsky, 1905b: 751.
Subspecies of Messor barbarus: Forel, 1890b PDF: lxix.
Raised to species: Santschi, 1923f PDF: 320.
See also: Santschi, 1929e PDF: 142; Finzi, 1936 PDF: 157.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Egypt, Tunisia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: syntype of Aphaenogaster barbara aegyptiaca: casent0904120; syntype of Messor aegyptiacus: casent0917752

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