Messor hoggarensis

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Messor hoggarensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: M. hoggarensis
Binomial name
Messor hoggarensis
Santschi, 1929

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria (type locality), Morocco.

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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.

  • hoggarensis. Messor sublaeviceps st. hoggarensis Santschi, 1929c: 98, fig. 1 (w.q.) ALGERIA. [Also described as new by Santschi, 1934f: 166.] Cagniant & Espadaler, 1998: 427 (m.). Subspecies of meridionalis: Bernard, 1948: 140; of instabilis: Bernard, 1950b: 285; of aegyptiacus: Bernard, 1953a: 142 (in key). Raised to species: Cagniant & Espadaler, 1998: 427.

Description

References

  • Bernard, F. 1948. Les insectes sociaux du Fezzân. Comportement et biogéographie. Pp. 87-200 in: Bernard, F., Peyerimhoff, P. de. Mission scientifique du Fezzân (1944-1945). Tome V. Zoologie. Alger: Institut de Recherches Sahariennes de l'Université d'Alger, 248 pp. (page 140, Subspecies of meridionalis)
  • Bernard, F. 1950c. Contribution à l'étude de l'Aïr. Hyménoptères Formicidae. Mém. Inst. Fr. Afr. Noire 10: 284-294 (page 285, Subspecies of instabilis)
  • Bernard, F. 1953a. Les fourmis du Tassili des Ajjer. Pp. 121-250 in: Bernard, F. (ed.) Mission scientifique au Tassili des Ajjer (1949). Volume I. Recherches zoologiques et médicales. Paris: P. Lechevalier, 302 pp. (page 142, Subspecies of aegyptiacus (in key))
  • Cagniant, H.; Espadaler, X. 1998 [1997]. Le genre Messor au Maroc (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (n.s.) 33: 419-434 (page 427, male described)
  • Cagniant, H.; Espadaler, X. 1998 [1997]. Le genre Messor au Maroc (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (n.s.) 33: 419-434 (page 427, Raised to species)
  • Santschi, F. 1929c. Fourmis du Sahara central récoltées par la Mission du Hoggar (février-mars 1928). Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 20: 97-108 (page 98, Fig. 1 worker, queen described)
  • Santschi, F. 1934f. Fourmis du Sahara central. Mém. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 4: 165-177 (page 166, also described as new)