Messor reticuliventris

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Messor reticuliventris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: M. reticuliventris
Binomial name
Messor reticuliventris
Karavaiev, 1910

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Afghanistan, Kazakhstan (type locality), Turkmenistan.

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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.

  • reticuliventris. Messor barbarus subsp. reticuliventris Karavaiev, 1910b: 67, fig. 33 (w.) KAZAKHSTAN. Raised to species: Collingwood, 1961a: 60; Pisarski, 1967: 384; Pisarski, 1970: 307; Arnol'di, 1977b: 1644.

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 1644, Raised to species)
  • Collingwood, C. A. 1961a [1960]. The third Danish Expedition to Central Asia. Zoological Results 27. Formicidae (Insecta) from Afghanistan. Vidensk. Medd. Dan. Naturhist. Foren. 123: 51-79 (page 60, Raised to species)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1910. Nachtrag zu meinen "Ameisen aus Transcaspien und Turkestan". Rus. Entomol. Obozr. 9: 268-272 (page 67, Fig. 33 worker described)
  • Pisarski, B. 1967a. Fourmis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) d'Afghanistan récoltées par M. Dr. K. Lindberg. Ann. Zool. (Warsaw) 24: 375-425 (page 384, Raised to species)
  • Pisarski, B. 1970a [1969]. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Fauna Afghanistans. (Sammelergebnisse von O. Jakes 1963-64, D. Povolny 1965, D. Povolny & Fr. Tenora 1966, J. Simek 1965-66, D. Povolny, J. Gaisler, Z. Sebek & Fr. Tenora 1967). Formicidae, Hym. Cas. Morav. Mus. Brne 54(Su Suppl: 305-326 (page 307, Raised to species)