Messor barbarus lobulifera

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Messor barbarus lobulifera
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Messor aciculatus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: Messor barbarus lobulifera
Emery, 1901

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Messor aciculatus.

Nomenclature

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

  • lobulifera. Messor barbarus var. lobulifera Emery, 1901i: 159 (w.) MONGOLIA. Santschi, 1925f: 93 (q.m.). Raised to species: Ruzsky, 1905b: 739. [Misspelled as lobifer by Santschi, 1925f: 93.] Junior synonym of aciculatus: Wheeler, W.M. 1928c: 9 (in text); Wheeler, W.M. 1928d: 107. See also: Santschi, 1928b: 31.

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