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Species: Messor reticuliventris   Karavaiev, 1911 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Messor barbarus subsp. reticuliventris Karavaiev, 1911a PDF: 67, fig. 33 (w.) KAZAKHSTAN. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Collingwood, 1961a PDF: 60; Pisarski, 1967a PDF: 384; Pisarski, 1970a PDF: 307; Arnol'di, 1977b PDF: 1644.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Turkmenistan
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times in garden.

Type specimens: syntype of Messor barbarus reticuliventris: casent0916922; syntype of Messor reticuliventris: casent0907725

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