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Species: Messor rufus   Santschi, 1923 

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Messor rufus striolatus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Messor rufus Santschi, 1923f PDF: 326 (w.) RUSSIA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Messor barbarus meridionalis rufa Karavaiev, 1910 PDF: 272; unavailable name.].
Revived status as species: Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929b PDF: 45; Arnol'di, 1977b PDF: 1642.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Messor rufus striolatus.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan
    Europe: Russia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: syntype of Messor karawajevi: casent0913213; syntype of Messor minor rufus: casent0916930; syntype of Messor rufus: casent0907724

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