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Species: Messor orientalis   (Emery, 1898) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Stenamma (Messor) structor var. orientalis Emery, 1898c PDF: 143 (w.q.m.) LEBANON, TURKEY, GEORGIA, UZBEKISTAN/TURKMENISTAN. Palearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers, syntype queens, syntype males (numbers not stated). Type-localities: Lebanon: Sarepta (Christoph), Uzbekistan or Turkmenistan: Syr Darya (Stenroos), Turkey: Mersina (M. Holtz), Georgia: Tiflis (Christoph). Type-depository: MSNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Messor: Ruzsky, 1903b PDF: 315; Emery, 1908f PDF: 456.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Syria, Turkey
    Europe: Greece
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in oak forest, 1 times found in limestone gorge with deciduous trees and shrubs, 1 times found in limestone gorge with Platanus trees, 1 times found in olive plantation, 1 times found in pastures, 1 times found in pastures in alpine zone, 1 times found in pastures on the mountain plateau, 1 times found in roadsides, 1 times found in deciduous forest along stream, 1 times found in limestone gorge.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 10 times under stone, 1 times sous les pierres, 1 times on ground.

Elevations: collected from 26 - 1700 meters, 343 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1897-12-31 and 2014-05-24

Type specimens: syntype of Messor alexandri circumoculus: casent0913209; syntype of Messor structor striaticeps orientalis: casent0916941; syntype of Stenamma structor orientalis: casent0904132



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