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Species: Messor instabilis   (Smith, 1858) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Atta instabilis Smith, 1858a PDF: 163 (w.m.) INDIA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Bingham, 1903 PDF: 279 (s.q.).
Combination in Messor: Bingham, 1903 PDF: 278.
Status as species: Santschi, 1923f PDF: 325; Santschi, 1927d PDF: 247 (in key); Wheeler, 1927g PDF: 103; Santschi, 1931a: 4; Santschi, 1936c PDF: 200; Menozzi, 1939a PDF: 297.
Senior synonym of Messor punctata: Bingham, 1903 PDF: 279; Pisarski, 1970a PDF: 306.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: India
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Palearctic

Distribution Notes:


Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: syntype of Messor instabilis: casent0900485

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