Messor aciculatus risianus

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Messor aciculatus risianus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: M. aciculatus
Subspecies: M. aciculatus risianus
Trinomial name
Messor aciculatus risianus
Forel, 1922

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • risianus. Messor aciculatus var. risiana Forel, 1922: 93 (w.) CHINA (Shanghai).
    • Subspecies of aciculatus: Wheeler, W.M. 1930h: 63; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 136; Bolton, 1995b: 256; Guénard & Dunn, 2012: 45.

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1922b. Glanures myrmécologiques en 1922. Rev. Suisse Zool. 30: 87-102 (page 93, worker described)