Messor striativentris

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Messor striativentris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: M. striativentris
Binomial name
Messor striativentris
Emery, 1908

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria (type locality), Morocco.

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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.

  • striativentris. Messor barbarus subsp. striativentris Emery, 1908e: 453 (w.) ALGERIA. [First available use of Messor barbarus r. striaticeps var. striativentris Forel, 1894d: 31; unavailable name.] Subspecies of aegyptiacus: Santschi, 1929e: 142; Santschi, 1939d: 69. Raised to species: Santschi, 1923f: 320; Finzi, 1930b: 15; Cagniant, 1966b: 279. Material of the unavailbale name falcistriae referred here by Cagniant & Espadaler, 1998: 429.

Description

References

  • Cagniant, H. 1966b. Note sur le peuplement en fourmis d'une montagne de la région d'Alger, l'Atlas de Blida. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Toulouse 102: 278-284 (page 279, Raised to species)
  • Cagniant, H.; Espadaler, X. 1998 [1997]. Le genre Messor au Maroc (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (n.s.) 33: 419-434 (page 415, Material of the unavailable name falcistriae referred here.)
  • Emery, C. 1908f. Beiträge zur Monographie der Formiciden des paläarktischen Faunengebietes. (Hym.) Teil III. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1908: 437-465 (page 453, worker described)
  • Finzi, B. 1930b. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse einer zoologischen Forschungsreise nach Westalgerien und Marokko. III. Teil. Ameisen aus Marokko und Westalgerien. Sitzungsber. Akad. Wiss. Wien Math.-Naturwiss. Kl. Abt. I 139: 14-16 (page 15, Raised to species)
  • Forel, A. 1894d. Les Formicides de la Province d'Oran (Algérie). Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 30: 1-45 (page 31, First available use of Messor barbarus r. striaticeps var. striativentris; unavailable name.)
  • Santschi, F. 1923f. Messor et autres fourmis paléarctiques. Rev. Suisse Zool. 30: 317-336 (page 320, Raised to species)
  • Santschi, F. 1929e. Fourmis du Maroc, d'Algérie et de Tunisie. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 69: 138-165 (page 142, Stirps of aegyptiacus)
  • Santschi, F. 1939d. Notes sur des Camponotus et autres fourmis de l'Afrique Mineure. Bull. Soc. Sci. Nat. Maroc 19: 66-87 (page 69, Stirps of aegyptiacus)