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Species: Messor luebberti   Forel, 1910 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Messor barbarus subsp. luebberti Forel, 1910e PDF: 13 (w.) NAMIBIA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Emery, 1922d PDF: 99; Bolton, 1982 PDF: 351.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in Lydenburgia - Euclea Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 1 times found in Acacia senegal-Terminalia prunioides Closed Woodland / Thicket, 1 times found in Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Hand collected, 2 times Pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 100 - 1620 meters, 691 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Messor luebberti: casent0907721, casent0907722; type of Messor barbarus subsp. luebberti: focol1261, focol1262, focol1263

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