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Species: Messor timidus   Espadaler, 1997 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Messor timidus Espadaler, 1997b PDF: 153 (s.w.q.) SPAIN. Palearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Spain: Almería, Sartenilla, 23.viii.1996 (X. Espadaler). Type-depository: XEPC. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 92 paratype workers, 3 paratype queens. Paratype-locality: 62 paratype workers, 3 paratype queens with same data as holotype, 12 paratype workers with same data as holotype but 29.viii.1991, 18 paratype workers with same data as holotype but 25.iv.1993. Paratype-depositories: MCZC, MNHN, XEPC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 113; Lebas et al., 2016: 292.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Hand.

Collect Date Range: collected between 1989-10-08 00:00:00.0 and 1996-08-23 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Paratype: xe00018, xe00020; paratype of Messor timidus: casent0915456, casent0915457

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