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Species: Messor meridionalis   (André, 1883) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Aphaenogaster barbara var. meridionalis André, 1883b: 355 (w.) GREECE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Ruzsky, 1905b: 747 (m.); Emery, 1908f PDF: 450 (q.).
Combination in Stenamma (Messor): Emery, 1898c PDF: 125.
Combination in Messor: Emery, 1897g: 239; Emery, 1908f PDF: 450.
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery, 1891c: 12; Forel, 1904c PDF: 373; Forel, 1904d PDF: 15; Ruzsky, 1905b: 746; Forel, 1906c PDF: 190; Emery, 1922d PDF: 94; Karavaiev, 1926b PDF: 100; Santschi, 1926f PDF: 287.
Subspecies of Messor barbarus: Forel, 1886e PDF: clxviii; Forel, 1890b PDF: lxx; Emery, 1898c PDF: 125; Emery, 1901e PDF: 57; Ruzsky, 1902d PDF: 28; Ruzsky, 1903b PDF: 315; Emery, 1908e PDF: 23; Emery, 1908f PDF: 450; Forel, 1910a PDF: 24; Santschi, 1910a PDF: 43; Karavaiev, 1910 PDF: 270; Karavaiev, 1911a PDF: 64; Forel, 1911f PDF: 346; Emery, 1912f PDF: 97; Karavaiev, 1912a PDF: 9; Krausse, 1912c PDF: 164; Emery, 1914c PDF: 156; Wheeler & Mann, 1916 PDF: 170; Emery, 1916a PDF: 142; Karavaiev, 1916a PDF: 507; Santschi, 1917e PDF: 90; Stitz, 1917 PDF: 343; Santschi, 1921a PDF: 110; Menozzi, 1921 PDF: 26; Emery, 1921b PDF: 208; Emery, 1921c PDF: 71; Finzi, 1923a PDF: 3; Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1923b PDF: 256; Viehmeyer, 1923 PDF: 87; Ruzsky, 1923: 5; Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1927a PDF: 90 (in key); Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929b PDF: 45; Donisthorpe, 1950e PDF: 1060.
Subspecies of Messor instabilis: Santschi, 1923f PDF: 325 (in text).
Subspecies of Messor minor: Arnol'di, 1948a PDF: 211 (in list).
Junior synonym of Messor semirufus: Baroni Urbani, 1974a PDF: 227.
Status as species: Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 155; Müller, 1923a PDF: 68; Müller, 1923b PDF: 64; Cori & Finzi, 1931 PDF: 238; Collingwood, 1961a PDF: 58; Collingwood, 1961c PDF: 289; Baroni Urbani, 1964a PDF: 2; Pisarski, 1967a PDF: 384; Baroni Urbani, 1968e PDF: 434; Pisarski, 1970a PDF: 306; Baroni Urbani, 1971c PDF: 59; Collingwood, 1978 PDF: 81 (in key); Tohmé & Tohmé, 1981 PDF: 144; Collingwood, 1985 PDF: 251; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a PDF: 54; Poldi et al., 1995: 3; Collingwood & Agosti, 1996 PDF: 318; Werner & Wiezik, 2007 PDF: 148; Gratiashvili & Barjadze, 2008 PDF: 139; Paknia et al., 2008 PDF: 155; Vonshak & Ionescu-Hirsch, 2009 PDF: 42; Legakis, 2011 PDF: 10; Collingwood et al., 2011 PDF: 426; Kiran & Karaman, 2012 PDF: 19; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 109; Tohmé & Tohmé, 2014 PDF: 134; Lebas et al., 2016: 300.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Iran, Saudi Arabia
    Europe: Greece
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Messor meridionalis   Paknia, O., Radchenko, A. & Alipanah, H., 2008, A preliminary checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Iran., Myrmecologische Nachrichten 11, pp. 151-159: 155, (download) 155 21820
Messor arenarius var. meridionalis   Forel, A., 1890, Fourmis de Tunisie et de l'Algérie orientale., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique, Comptes-rendus des Seances 34, pp. 61-76: 70, (download) 70 3926

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Urban area, 1 times found in from sand dunes, 1 times found in Mountainous area, near a barrier.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times by hand.

Elevations: collected from 2 - 1952 meters, 778 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1975-12-12 and 2011-06-18

Type specimens:



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