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Species: Messor hoggarensis   Santschi, 1929 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Messor sublaeviceps st. hoggarensis Santschi, 1929c PDF: 98, fig. 1 (w.q.) ALGERIA. Palearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: 4 syntype workers, 2 syntype queens. Type-localities: 3 workers, 2 queens Algeria: Hoggar, Oued Ilâmane, 2000 m., 14-15.iii.1928 (de Peyerimhoff), 1 worker Hoggar, Tiguendaoui, 2070 m (de Peyerimhoff). Type-depository: NHMB. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Santschi, 1934f PDF: 166.]
Subspecies of Messor instabilis: Bernard, 1950c PDF: 285.
Subspecies of Messor aegyptiacus: Bernard, 1953a PDF: 142 (in key); Délye, 1960 PDF: 262; Bolton, 1995b: 254.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Algeria, Morocco
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Elevations: collected from 2070 - 2118 meters, 2094 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1928-03-12 00:00:00.0 and 1931-12-31 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Messor hoggarensis: casent0913147; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Messor sublaeviceps hoggarensis oblica: casent0913148

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