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Species: Messor piceus   Stitz, 1923 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Messor piceus Stitz, 1923: 150 (w.q.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Bolton, 1982 PDF: 352.

Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Olifantshoek Plains Thornveld, open woodland, 1 times found in Sekhukhune Montane Grassland, 1 times found in grassland, 1 times found in Lydenburg Montane Grassland, 1 times found in Lydenburgia - Euclea Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 1 times found in Protea - Tristachya Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld).

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

Elevations: collected from 935 - 1707 meters, 1393 meters average

Type specimens: type of Messor piceus: focol1285, focol1286, focol1287, focol1288



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