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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 Messor: Emery, 1897g: 239; in Stenamma (Messor): Emery, 1898c PDF: 125; in Messor: Ruzsky, 1903b PDF: 315; Ruzsky, 1905b: 746.
Revived from synonymy, status as species: Collingwood, 1985 PDF: 251; Collingwood & Agosti, 1996 PDF: 318.


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

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 from sand dunes, 1 times found in Mountainous area, near a barrier, 1 times found in Urban area.

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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