Aphaenogaster messoroides

Aphaenogaster messoroides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. messoroides
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster messoroides
Dlussky, 1990



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Turkmenistan (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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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.

Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.




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

  • messoroides. Aphaenogaster messoroides Dlussky, in Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 213, fig. 24 (w.m.) TURKMENISTAN.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 71.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 71, catalogue)
  • Dlussky, G. M. 1990f [1989]. [Untitled. Aphaenogaster messoroides Dlussky, sp. nov.] Pp. 213-214 in: Dlussky, G. M., Soyunov, O. S., Zabelin, S. I. Ants of Turkmenistan. Ashkabad: Ylym Press, 273 pp. (page 213, fig. 24 worker, male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Dlussky G. M., O. S. Soyunov, and S. I. Zabelin. 1990. Ants of Turkmenistan. Ashkabad: Ylym Press, 273 pp.