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Species: Messor bouvieri   Bondroit, 1918 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Messor bouvieri Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 154, fig. 75 (s.w.) FRANCE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Subspecies of Messor instabilis: Menozzi, 1926b PDF: 181.
Junior synonym of Messor sanctus: Bernard, 1967a PDF: 148.
Material of the unavailable name Messor grandiceps referred here by Collingwood, 1978 PDF: 68.

Distribution:


Palearctic Region: Balearic Islands, France, Gibraltar, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Spain

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in Camino, 4 times found in Dunas, 3 times found in Pinus halepensis+pistacea lentiscus, 2 times found in Pinar, 2 times found in Erial, 2 times found in Arbustos, 2 times found in Parque, 2 times found in Descampado, 1 times found in Pedregal, 1 times found in Dry sandy soil, Pinus. 20M from shore, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 12 times Forrajeando, 7 times nbp, 4 times Nido bajo piedra, 3 times Nido en camino, 2 times Foraging, 2 times Abertura al nido al borde del camino, 2 times Nido en suelo, 1 times Comiendose un pistacho, 1 times Borde acequia, 1 times Abriendo nido, 1 times Vuelo nupcial, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 44 times Hand, 0 times search.

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1110 meters, 265 meters average

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