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Species: Messor marocanus   Santschi, 1927 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Messor minor st. marocanus Santschi, 1927d PDF: 248 (in key) (w.) MOROCCO. Palearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Morocco: Mogador (A. Vaucher?). Type-depository: MSNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Messor barbarus meridionalis maroccanus Emery, 1908; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
[Misspelled as maroccanus by De Haro & Collingwood, 1994 PDF: 102.]
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Santschi, 1917e PDF: 90; Emery, 1921c PDF: 71; Emery, 1922d PDF: 94.
Material of the unavailable name Messor barbarus meridionalis laeviceps referred here by Emery, 1922d PDF: 94; Santschi, 1929e PDF: 142.
// Distribution

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Morocco
    Europe: Gibraltar, Portugal, Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in Pinus halepensis+pistacea lentiscus, 5 times found in Pinar, 2 times found in Gardens.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times Vuelo nupcial, 2 times Foraging, 1 times Forrajeando.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 19 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 470 meters, 140 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1905-10-01 00:00:00.0 and 2017-05-26 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Messor barbarus meridionalis laeviceps: focol1245; quadrinomial: Messor barbarus meridionalis laeviceps: focol1246; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Messor barbarus meridionalis maroccanus: casent0904123



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