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Species: Messor denticornis   Forel, 1910 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Messor denticornis Forel, 1910e PDF: 14 (w.q.m.) NAMIBIA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Messor brunni, Messor parvidens: Bolton, 1982 PDF: 349.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: Central Namib) times found in Desert (VEGTYPE, Saline desert with dwarf savanna fringe) times found in Desert (VEGTYPE, 1 times found in renosterveldt.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times Hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 304 - 776 meters, 617 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Messor denticornis: casent0900465, casent0907746; syntype of Messor denticornis brunni: casent0907747; syntype of Messor denticornis parvidens: casent0907748, casent0907749; type of Messor denticornis: focol0632, focol1271, focol1272, focol1273, focol1274, focol1275, focol1276, focol2950, focol2953, focol0210-1, focol0210-2, focol0633-1, focol0633-2; type of Messor denticornis var. parvidens: focol1277, focol1278, focol1279

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