Messor clivorum

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Messor structor clivorum
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Messor structor)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: Messor structor clivorum
Ruzsky, 1905

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Messor structor.


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

  • clivorum. Messor structor var. clivorum Ruzsky, 1905b: 735 (s.w.) KAZAKHSTAN. Karavaiev, 1927a: 286 (q.m.). Subspecies of barbarus: Emery, 1908e: 454; Forel, 1910a: 24. Raised to species: Emery, 1921b: 210 (footnote); Dlussky, 1962: 179; Tarbinsky, 1976: 56; Arnol'di, 1977b: 1639. Senior synonym of rubella: Emery, 1921b: 210; of subpolitus: Tarbinsky, 1976: 56. Junior synonym of structor: Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 224; Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 114.