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Species: Messor hispanicus   Santschi, 1919 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Messor barbarus st. hispanicus Santschi, 1919e PDF: 244 (w.) SPAIN. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Subspecies of Messor structor: Santschi, 1929e PDF: 144.
Raised to species: Santschi, 1927d PDF: 225; Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969 PDF: 63.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Portugal, Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Pinus pinea+Q. ilex+Q. suber, 1 times found in dry mediterranean park, 1 times found in Encinar, 1 times found in Encinar (Dehesa), 1 times found in Erial, 1 times found in Pinar.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times nbp, 1 times nido abierto en camino, 1 times Nido, 1 times Forrajeando, 1 times along road.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times Hand, 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 55 - 885 meters, 471 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Messor hispanicus: casent0913187



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