Messor lobicornis

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Messor lobicornis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: M. lobicornis
Binomial name
Messor lobicornis
Forel, 1894

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria (type locality), Gibraltar, Iberian Peninsula, Morocco, Portugal, Spain.

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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • lobicornis. Messor lobicornis Forel, 1894d: 31 (w.) ALGERIA. Current subspecies: nominal plus batnensis, laurenti, normandi, rugulosus, submuticus. See also: Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969: 64.

Description

References

  • Collingwood, C. A.; Yarrow, I. H. H. 1969. A survey of Iberian Formicidae (Hymenoptera). EOS. Rev. Esp. Entomol. 44: 53-101 (page 64, see also)
  • Forel, A. 1894d. Les Formicides de la Province d'Oran (Algérie). Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 30: 1-45 (page 31, worker described)