Messor striatulus

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Messor striatulus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: M. striatulus
Binomial name
Messor striatulus
(Emery, 1891)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia (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.

  • striatulus. Aphaenogaster capitatus var. striatula Emery, 1891b: 11 (in text) (w.) TUNISIA. Cagniant & Espadaler, 1998: 429 (q.m.). Combination in Messor: Emery, 1908e: 453. Subspecies of aegyptiacus: Santschi, 1936c: 200 (misspelled here as striatus). Material of the unavailable name curvispina referred here by Santschi, 1923f: 321 (in text). Raised to species: Cagniant & Espadaler, 1998: 429.

Description

References

  • Cagniant, H.; Espadaler, X. 1998 [1997]. Le genre Messor au Maroc (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (n.s.) 33: 419-434 (page 429, queen, 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 429, Raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1891c. Exploration scientifique de la Tunisie. Zoologie. - Hyménoptères. Révision critique des fourmis de la Tunisie. Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, iii + 21 pp. (page 11, (in text) worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1908f. Beiträge zur Monographie der Formiciden des paläarktischen Faunengebietes. (Hym.) Teil III. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1908: 437-465 (page 453, Combination in Messor)
  • Santschi, F. 1923f. Messor et autres fourmis paléarctiques. Rev. Suisse Zool. 30: 317-336 (page 321, Material of the unavailable name curvispina referred here (in text).)
  • Santschi, F. 1936c. Liste et descriptions de fourmis du Maroc. Bull. Soc. Sci. Nat. Maroc 16: 198-210 (page 200, Variety of aegyptiacus (misspelled here as striatus))