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Extant: 1 valid subspecies
Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in Ruderal, 6 times found in Meadow, 4 times found in Bushes, 3 times found in jaral, 2 times found in Mediterranean forest (Pinus, Castanea sativa, etc.), 1 times found in Camino de tierra al lado del embalse de Pinilla, 1 times found in Clear on Pinus forest, 2 times found in Prado, 1 times found in Prados, 1 times found in Majuelos y Q. pyrenaica, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 16 times Foraging, 4 times Nest under stone, 4 times nbp, 3 times under stone, 3 times Open nest on soil, 1 times nido abierto, 1 times Abriendo un nido en el camino, 2 times Open nest, 1 times on path, 1 times Forrajeando, 1 times Flying, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 36 times Hand, 3 times search.
Elevations: collected from 5 - 1700 meters, 646 meters average
Collect Date Range: collected between 1946-05-06 and 2017-09-08
Type specimens: syntype of Messor minor sanctus obscuriventris: casent0916931; type of Messor barbarus r. capitatus var. grandiceps: focol1247, focol1248, focol1249, focol1250; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Messor barbarus capitatus splendens: casent0913224