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Genus: Novomessor   Emery, 1915 


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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 3 valid species

Novomessor Emery, 1915k PDF: 73. Type-species: Aphaenogaster cockerelli, by original designation. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Novomessor in Myrmicinae, Pheidolini: Forel, 1917 PDF: 241; Emery, 1921c PDF: 66 [subtribe Stenammini]; Wheeler, 1922: 661; all subsequent authors except the following.
Novomessor as junior synonym of Aphaenogaster: Brown, 1974b PDF: 47; Bolton, 1982 PDF: 364 (discussion pp. 339-341).
Genus Novomessor references
Demarco & Cognato, 2015 10.1093/aesa/sau013 PDF: 1 (phylogeny); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 220 (brief male diagnosis)
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

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