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Species: Messor tropicorum   Wheeler, 1922 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Messor capensis var. tropicorum Wheeler, 1922: 805 (w.) ANGOLA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Messor barbarus capensis tropicorum Forel, 1910f PDF: 444; unavailable name.].
Raised to species and senior synonym of Messor laevifrons, Messor nigriventris: Bolton, 1982 PDF: 354.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Angola, Namibia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times collected ex nest.

Type specimens: syntype of Messor tropicorum: casent0907717; type of Messor denticornis var. laevifrons: focol1280, focol1281

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