Messor barbarus gallaoides

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Messor barbarus gallaoides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: M. barbarus
Subspecies: M. barbarus gallaoides
Trinomial name
Messor barbarus gallaoides
Santschi, 1929
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Morocco (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • gallaoides. Messor barbarus var. gallaoides Santschi, 1929e: 141 (s.) MOROCCO. Senior synonym of nigricans Santschi, 1929: Cagniant, 2006: 197.
  • nigricans. Messor barbarus var. nigricans Santschi, 1929e: 142 (q.) MOROCCO. Junior synonym of gallaoides: Cagniant, 2006a: 197.

Description

References

  • Santschi, F. 1929e. Fourmis du Maroc, d'Algérie et de Tunisie. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 69: 138-165 (page 141, soldier described)