Messor timidus

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Messor timidus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: M. timidus
Binomial name
Messor timidus
Espadaler, 1997

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Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 37.024722° to 37.024722°.

 
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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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • timidus. Messor timidus Espadaler, 1997a: 153 (s.w.q.) SPAIN.
    • Type-material: holotype worker, 92 paratype workers, 3 paratype queens.
    • Type-locality: holotype Spain: Almería, Sartenilla, 23.viii.1996 (X. Espadaler); paratypes: 62 workers, 3 queens with same data, 12 workers with same data but 29.viii.1991, 18 workers with same data but 25.iv.1993.
    • Type-depositories: XEPC (holotype); MCZC, MNHN, XEPC (paratypes).
    • Status as species: Borowiec, L. 2014: 113; Lebas, et al. 2016: 292.
    • Distribution: Spain.

Description

References


References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Espadaler, X.. "Diagnosis preliminar de siete especies nuevas de hormigas de la Península Ibérica." Zapateri Rev. Aragon. Entomol. 6 (1997): 152-153.