Messor barbarus nigriceps

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Messor barbarus nigriceps
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Messor barbarus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: Messor barbarus nigriceps
Santschi, 1925

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

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • nigriceps. Messor barbarus var. nigriceps Santschi, 1925g: 341 (w.q.) SPAIN. Junior synonym of barbarus: Collingwood, 1978: 68.

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