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Species: Messor marocanus   Santschi, 1927 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Messor minor st. marocanus Santschi, 1927d PDF: 248 (in key) (w.) MOROCCO. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Messor barbarus meridionalis maroccana Emery, 1908f PDF: 451; unavailable name.].
Raised to species: Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969 PDF: 64.

Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in Pinus halepensis+pistacea lentiscus, 5 times found in Pinar, 2 times found in Gardens.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times Vuelo nupcial, 2 times Foraging, 1 times Forrajeando.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 19 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 470 meters, 140 meters average

Type specimens: Messor barbarus meridionalis laeviceps: focol1245; quadrinomial: Messor barbarus meridionalis laeviceps: focol1246; syntype of Messor barbarus meridionalis maroccana: casent0904123



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