Messor alexandri

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Messor alexandri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: M. alexandri
Binomial name
Messor alexandri
Tohmé, G. & Tohmé, H., 1981

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Greece, Iran, Israel, Syrian Arab Republic.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • alexandri. Messor alexandri Tohmé, G. & Tohmé, H. 1981: 148 (w.) SYRIA. [First available use of Messor barbarus st. structor var. alexandri Santschi, 1917e: 91; unavailable name.]



  • Santschi, F. 1917e. Races et variétés nouvelles du Messor barbarus L. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 8: 89-94 (page 91, First available use of Messor barbarus st. structor var. alexandri; unavailable name.)
  • Tohmé, G.; Tohmé, H. 1981. Les fourmis du genre Messor en Syrie. Position systématique. Description de quelques ailés et de formes nouvelles. Répartition géographique. Ecol. Mediterr. 7(1 1: 139-153 (page 148, worker described)