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Species: Messor aegyptiacus   (Emery, 1878) 

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See Also:

Messor aegyptiacus canaliculatus, Messor aegyptiacus felah, Messor aegyptiacus phasianicus, Messor aegyptiacus tunetinus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 4 valid subspecies

Aphaenogaster Barbara var. aegyptiaca Emery, 1878c: 57 (w.q.) EGYPT. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1908f PDF: 452 (m.).
Combination in Messor: Forel, 1890b PDF: lxix; Ruzsky, 1905b: 751; combination in Stenamma: Forel, 1902a PDF: 148; combination in Messor: Emery, 1908f PDF: 451.
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery, 1891c: 12; Forel, 1894d PDF: 31; Forel, 1902a PDF: 148; Forel, 1904d PDF: 5; Forel, 1907h PDF: 15.
Subspecies of Messor barbarus: Emery, 1878: 57; Emery, 1880 PDF: 393 (in text); Emery, 1881b: 534; André, 1883b: 355; André, 1884b: 541; Forel, 1890b PDF: lxix; Forel, 1895e PDF: 233; Mayr, 1904b PDF: 6; Ruzsky, 1905b: 751; Emery, 1908f PDF: 451; Karavaiev, 1911b PDF: 4; Karavaiev, 1912a PDF: 9; Wheeler, W.M. & Mann, 1916: 170; Emery, 1921c PDF: 70; Emery, 1922d PDF: 95; Donisthorpe, 1942a PDF: 27; Donisthorpe, 1947f PDF: 109.
See also: Santschi, 1929e PDF: 142; Finzi, 1936 PDF: 157.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: syntype of Aphaenogaster barbara aegyptiaca: casent0904120; syntype of Messor aegyptiacus: casent0917752

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