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Species: Messor minor   (André, 1883) 

Classification:
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See Also:

Messor minor calabricus, Messor minor capreensis, Messor minor maurus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 3 valid subspecies

Aphaenogaster barbara var. minor André, 1883b: 355 (w.q.) ITALY. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1908f PDF: 451 (m.).
Combination in Messor: Emery, 1908f PDF: 451.
Senior synonym of Messor pompeianus: Baroni Urbani, 1971c PDF: 61.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Morocco, Tunisia
    Europe: France, Italy
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Mediterranean area

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Messor minor   Paknia, O., Radchenko, A. & Alipanah, H., 2008, A preliminary checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Iran., Myrmecologische Nachrichten 11, pp. 151-159: 155, (download) 155 21820
Messor minor   Paknia, O., Radchenko, A. & Alipanah, H., 2008, A preliminary checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Iran., Myrmecologische Nachrichten 11, pp. 151-159: -1, (download) -1 21820
Messor minor   Forel, A., 1905, Miscellanea myrmicologiques, II (1905)., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 49, pp. 155-185: 176, (download) 176 4001

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times litter under fir with spruce, red osier, alder.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Hand, 1 times Berlese.

Elevations: collected from 70 - 235 meters, 125 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Messor minor: casent0913199; syntype of Messor minor pompeianus: casent0913200



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