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Species: Messor rufotestaceus   (Foerster, 1850) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Myrmica rufotestacea Foerster, 1850b: 489 (w.) ALGERIA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1908f PDF: 439 (s.q.); Forel, 1910a PDF: 9 (m.).
Combination in Aphaenogaster: Roger, 1863b PDF: 30; in Messor: Emery, 1908f PDF: 439.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Algeria
    Asia: Iran, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Messor rufotestaceus   Forel, A., 1910, Glanures myrmecologiques., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 54, pp. 6-32: 4, (download) 4 4022
Messor rufotestaceus   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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Forest steppe.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times indoor.

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

Elevations: collected at 2580 m

Type specimens:

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