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Species: Messor muticus   (Nylander, 1849) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Myrmica mutica Nylander, 1849 PDF: 39 (w.q.m.) RUSSIA. Palearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers, syntype queens, syntype males (numbers not stated). Type-locality: Russia: “Rossia meridionali” (no collector’s name). Type-depository: ZMHF. Type notes: Steiner et al., 2018 10.1016/j.ympev.2018.04.005 PDF: 400, report syntypes of 1 queen, 1 male, 1 worker in ZMHF, numbered 5894, 5895, 5896, respectively. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Aphaenogaster: Roger, 1863b PDF: 29.
Combination in Stenamma (Messor): Emery, 1898c PDF: 126.
Combination in Messor: Ruzsky, 1903b PDF: 315; Emery, 1908f PDF: 456.
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery, 1908f PDF: 456; Forel, 1911f PDF: 347; Emery, 1912f PDF: 96; Emery, 1921c PDF: 73; Santschi, 1921a PDF: 110; Soudek, 1922b PDF: 35; Karavaiev, 1926b PDF: 101; Santschi, 1926f PDF: 291; Soudek, 1931 PDF: 8; Santschi, 1934d PDF: 275.
Subspecies of Messor rufitarsis (Fabricius, 1804): Arnol'di, 1977b PDF: 1643 (in key).
Junior synonym of Messor rufitarsis (Fabricius, 1804): Emery, 1921b PDF: 211; Bernard, 1967a PDF: 144.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan
    Europe: Romania, Russia, Ukraine
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Mediterranean area

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in hotel area.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search.

Collect Date Range: collected on 2018-07-01 00:00:00.0

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