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|[Also described as new by Krausse, 1911a: 15.].|
|Subspecies of Messor semirufus: Santschi, 1927d PDF: 230; Finzi, 1928c PDF: 788; Finzi, 1930d PDF: 312; of Messor meridionalis: Baroni Urbani, 1964b PDF: 30; Baroni Urbani, 1968e PDF: 434.|
|Junior synonym of Messor semirufus: Baroni Urbani, 1974a PDF: 227; of Messor meridionalis: Collingwood, 1978 PDF: 68.|
|Revived from synonymy and raised to species: Casevitz-Weulersse, 1990a: 154.|
Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in Ruderal, 4 times found in oak forest, 2 times found in pine forest and roadsides, 2 times found in seashore with frygana and Pinus trees, 1 times found in open dry rocky, 2 times found in clay wasteland, 1 times found in pastures, 1 times found in limestone gorge, 1 times found in pine forest, 1 times found in limestone gorge with deciduous trees and shrubs, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 16 times on ground, 3 times Nest open in soil, 4 times under stone, 1 times on path in field, 1 times nbp, 1 times path, 1 times on road, 1 times in lawn, 1 times Foraging, 1 times between saline plants.
Collected most commonly using these methods: 9 times Hand, 4 times search.
Elevations: collected from 3 - 800 meters, 194 meters average
Type specimens: syntype of Messor barbarus semirufus concolor: casent0904126; syntype of Messor semirufus concolor: casent0913219, casent0913220; Type of unavailable (unpublished?) quadrinomial: Messor instabilis concolor cretaeus: casent0913173, casent0913174