Messor turcmenochorassanicus

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Messor turcmenochorassanicus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: M. turcmenochorassanicus
Binomial name
Messor turcmenochorassanicus
Arnol'di, 1977

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • turcmenochorassanicus. Messor clivorum subsp. turcmenochorassanicus Arnol'di, 1977b: 1639 (w.q.) KAZAKHSTAN. Raised to species: Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 227.



  • 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 1639, worker, queen described)
  • Dlussky, G. M.; Soyunov, O. S.; Zabelin, S. I. 1990 [1989]. Ants of Turkmenistan. Ashkhabad: Ylym Press, 273 pp. (page 227, Raised to species)