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Species: Messor lusitanicus   Tinaut, 1985 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Messor lusitanicus Tinaut, 1985 PDF: 85 (w.q.m.) PORTUGAL. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Messor structor hispanicus lusitanicus Santschi, 1929e PDF: 144; unavailable name.].


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Pinus halepensis+pistacea lentiscus, 1 times found in Camino, 1 times found in Camino al sol, 1 times found in Claro Tojos.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Vuelo nupcial, 1 times Open nest, seeds in the entrance, 1 times Nido en camino, 1 times Forrajenado camino, 1 times Forrajenado, 1 times Foraging.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 2 - 75 meters, 33 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Messor hispanicus lusitanicus: casent0900470

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