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Species: Messor barbarus

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2014)

6 subspecies

Formica barbara Linnaeus, 1767 PDF: 962 (w.) MOROCCO. Palaearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Aphaenogaster: Roger, 1863b: 29; in Messor (Messor): Forel, 1890b PDF: lxviii; in Messor: Forel, 1894d PDF: 8; in Stenamma (Messor): Emery, 1898c PDF: 125; in Messor: Ruzsky, 1903b PDF: 315; Bingham, 1903 PDF: 278.
Senior synonym of Messor binodis, Messor juvenalis: Smith, 1858a PDF: 162; of Messor megacephala: Mayr, 1863a PDF: 395; of Messor rufitarsis Foerster: Roger, 1863b: 29; of Messor ambiguus, Messor nigriceps: Collingwood, 1978 PDF: 68; of Messor sordida: Cagniant & Espadaler, 1998 PDF: 424.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Elevations: collected from 7 - 203 meters, 105 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Aphaenogaster barbara sordida: casent0907738; syntype of Messor barbarus ambiguus: casent0913160, casent0913161; syntype of Messor barbarus nigriceps: casent0913162

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