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Species: Messor medioruber   Santschi, 1910 

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See Also:

Messor medioruber maurus, Messor medioruber montanus, Messor medioruber postpetiolatus, Messor medioruber postquadratus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 4 valid subspecies

Messor barbarus st. mediorubra Santschi, 1910a PDF: 44 (w.q.m.) TUNISIA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Stenamma barbarum capitatum mediorubra Forel, 1905e PDF: 176; unavailable name.].
Raised to species: Cagniant, 1968a PDF: 143; Cagniant, 1970a PDF: 415.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Morocco, Tunisia
    Asia: Saudi Arabia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Cultives, 1 times found in Olive trees.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Nest, 2 times Foraging.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 470 - 1280 meters, 832 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Messor medioruber: casent0907723; syntype of Messor sublaeviceps: casent0917758; syntype of Messor sublaeviceps: casent0913196, casent0913197; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Messor barbarus mediorubra punctaticeps: casent0913192

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