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Species: Messor picturatus   Santschi, 1927 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Messor sublaeviceps var. picturatus Santschi, 1927d PDF: 243 (w.q.) ALGERIA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Messor barbarus minor picturata Santschi, 1921d PDF: 69; unavailable name.].
Santschi, 1939d PDF: 71 (q.m.).
Raised to species: Collingwood, 1985 PDF: 251.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Algeria, Morocco
    Asia: Iran
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Rural area.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times by hand, 1 times Hand.

Elevations: collected at 1694 m

Type specimens: syntype of Messor picturatus: casent0913208

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