Messor clypeatus

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Messor clypeatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: M. clypeatus
Binomial name
Messor clypeatus
Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1927

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Kazakhstan (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • clypeatus. Messor similis var. clypeatus Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1927a: 93 (in key) (w.) KAZAKHSTAN. Subspecies of rufus: Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929d: 9. Raised to species: Arnol'di, 1977b: 1646.

Description

References

  • Arnol'di, K. V. 1977b. Review of the harvester ants of the genus Messor (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in the fauna of the USSR. Zool. Zh. 5 56: 1637-1648 (page 1646, Raised to species)
  • Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, N. N. 1927a. Vorläufige Uebersicht über die mittelasiatischen Formen der Gattung Messor (Hym., Form.). Folia Myrmecol. Termit. 1: 89-94 (page 93, worker described (in key))
  • Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, N. N. 1929d. The ants of the genus Messor in the fauna of Middle Asia. Acta Univ. Asiae Mediae Ser. 8A Zool. 6: 1-25 (page 9, Subspecies of rufus)