Messor barbarus sahlbergi

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Messor barbarus sahlbergi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: M. barbarus
Subspecies: M. barbarus sahlbergi
Trinomial name
Messor barbarus sahlbergi
Forel, 1913



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Egypt (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • sahlbergi. Messor barbarus r. sahlbergi Forel, 1913d: 428 (w.) EGYPT.
    • Type-material: holotype (?) worker.
    • [Note: no indication of number of specimens is given.]
    • Type-locality: Egypt: Heliopolis (U. Sahlberg).
    • Type-depository: MHNG.
    • Subspecies of barbarus: Emery, 1921f: 71; Finzi, 1936: 158; Bolton, 1995b: 257.
    • Distribution: Egypt.



  • Forel, A. 1913d. Fourmis de la faune méditerranéenne récoltées par MM. U. et J. Sahlberg. Rev. Suisse Zool. 21: 427-438 (page 428, worker described)