Messor barbarus nigricans

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Messor barbarus nigricans
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Messor barbarus gallaoides)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: Messor barbarus nigricans
Santschi, 1929

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Messor barbarus gallaoides.

Nomenclature

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

  • nigricans. Messor barbarus var. nigricans Santschi, 1929e: 142 (q.) MOROCCO. Junior synonym of gallaoides: Cagniant, 2006a: 197.

References

  • Santschi, F. 1929e. Fourmis du Maroc, d'Algérie et de Tunisie. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 69: 138-165 (page 142, queen described)