Messor celiae

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Messor celiae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: M. celiae
Binomial name
Messor celiae
Reyes, 1985

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Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 38.838889° to 37.235833°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Iberian Peninsula, Spain (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • celiae. Messor celiae Reyes, 1985: 255, figs. 1-3 (w.m.) SPAIN.
    • Type-material: holotype worker, 20 paratype workers, 31 paratype males.
    • Type-locality: holotype Spain: nr Córdoba (U.T.M.:30SUG439965) (J.L. Reyes); paratypes with same data.
    • Type-depository: JLRC.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 253; Borowiec, L. 2014: 104; Lebas, et al. 2016: 292.
    • Distribution: Spain.

Description

References


References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Luque-García, G., J. L. Reyes-López, and J. Fernández-Haeger. "Estudio faunístico de las hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) de la cuenca del río Guadiamar: Primeras aportaciones." Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa 30 (2002): 153-159.
  • Ordóñez-Urbano C., J. Reyes-López, and S. Carpintero-Ortega. 2007. Estudio faunísidos de los formícidos (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) asociados a los bosques de ribera en la Provincia de Córdoba (España). Primeras Aportaciones. Boletin Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa 40: 367-375.
  • Reyes, J. L.. "Descripción de Messor celiae nov. sp." Boletín de la Asociación Española de Entomología 9 (1985): 255-261.
  • Sanchez-Gil Jimeno R., and J. L. Reyes-Lopez. 2016. Study of ants species of the Sierra de San Carlos del Valle (Ciudad Real) and updating the provincial check list (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Boln. Asoc. esp. Ent. 40 (1-2): 93-109.
  • Tinaut, A.. "Nueva cita de Messor celiae Reyes, 1985 (Hym. Formicidae)." Boletín de la Asociación Española de Entomología 13 (1989): 454.
  • Trigos Peral G., and J. Reyes Lopez. 2016. Ants as bioindicators for monitoring of urban green in the south of the Iberian Peninsula. Proposal of functional groups. Iberomyrmex 8: 37-38.