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Species: Messor regalis   (Emery, 1892) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Cratomyrmex regalis Emery, 1892f PDF: 572, pl. 15, fig. 16 (q.) NIGERIA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Santschi, 1913c PDF: 307 (w.).
Combination in Messor (Cratomyrmex): Santschi, 1920 PDF: 377.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Benin, Central African Republic, Congo, Nigeria
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: Lectotype of Messor regalis: casent0904142; syntype of Cratomyrmex regalis rubea: casent0913212; syntype of Messor regalis: rmcaent000017749; type of Cratomyrmex sculpturatus: focol1208, focol1209, focol1210

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