Messor clivorum sevani

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Messor clivorum sevani
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: M. clivorum
Subspecies: M. clivorum sevani
Trinomial name
Messor clivorum sevani
Arnol'di, 1977



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Armenia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.





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

  • sevani. Messor clivorum subsp. sevani Arnol'di, 1977b: 1644 (in key).
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Armenia: See Gotschka (= Lake Sevan), Sewan I. (Gouv. Erevan), 5.viii.1923 (Zaitzew).
    • Type-depositories: NHMY, SIZK.
    • [First available use of Messor structor subsp. striaticeps var. sevany Karavaiev, 1926b: 103 (s.w.) ARMENIA (Sewan I.); unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Karavaiev, 1929b: 209.
    • Junior synonym of structor: Arakelian, 1994: 39; Bolton, 1995b: 257; Gratiashvili & Barjadze, 2008: 139.
    • Subspecies of clivorum: Steiner, Csösz, et al. 2018: supplementary material, 8 (nomen dubium).
    • Distribution: Armenia.