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Species: Messor hellenius   Agosti & Collingwood, 1987 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Messor hellenius Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a PDF: 54 (w.q.) GREECE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Messor barbarus varrialei hellenis Santschi, 1926f PDF: 290; unavailable name.].


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Greece
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in deciduous forest, 4 times found in gorge with deciduous forest, 4 times found in mountain deciduous forest, 3 times found in pasture, 3 times found in pine forest and roadsides, 2 times found in summer resort, 1 times found in shores of an artificial lake dam overgrown by Platanus forest, 1 times found in shrubs around the old monastery, 1 times found in small gorge with shrubs, 1 times found in mountain pastures with limestone rocks, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 26 times under stone, 6 times on ground, 1 times on lawn.

Elevations: collected from 2 - 822 meters, 266 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Messor hellenius: casent0913186

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