Messor bouvieri

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Messor bouvieri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: M. bouvieri
Binomial name
Messor bouvieri
Bondroit, 1918

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Balearic Islands, France (type locality), Gibraltar, Iberian Peninsula, Malta, Portugal, Spain.


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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.

  • bouvieri. Messor bouvieri Bondroit, 1918: 154, fig. 75 (s.w.) FRANCE. Baroni Urbani, 1964b: 31 (q.). Subspecies of instabilis: Menozzi, 1926b: 181. Junior synonym of sanctus: Bernard, 1967: 148. Subspecies of sanctus: Baroni Urbani, 1964b: 30; Baroni Urbani, 1968b: 430; Baroni Urbani, 1971c: 65. Revived status as species: Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969: 63; Collingwood, 1978: 68; Schembri & Collingwood, 1981: 426. Material of the unavailable name grandiceps referred here by Collingwood, 1978: 68.

Description

References

  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1964b. Studi sulla mirmecofauna d'Italia. II. Formiche di Sicilia. Atti Accad. Gioenia Sci. Nat. (6) 16: 25-66 (page 31, queen described)
  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1964b. Studi sulla mirmecofauna d'Italia. II. Formiche di Sicilia. Atti Accad. Gioenia Sci. Nat. (6) 16: 25-66 (page 30, Subspecies of sanctus)
  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1968e. Studi sulla mirmecofauna d'Italia. IV. La fauna mirmecologica delle isole Maltesi ed il suo significato ecologico e biogeografico. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. "Giacomo Doria" 77: 408-559 (page 430, Subspecies of sanctus)
  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1971c. Catalogo delle specie di Formicidae d'Italia (Studi sulla mirmecofauna d'Italia X). Mem. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 50: 5-287 (page 65, Subspecies of sanctus)
  • Bernard, F. 1967a [1968]. Faune de l'Europe et du Bassin Méditerranéen. 3. Les fourmis (Hymenoptera Formicidae) d'Europe occidentale et septentrionale. Paris: Masson, 411 pp. (page 148, Junior synonym of sanctus)
  • Bondroit, J. 1918. Les fourmis de France et de Belgique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 87: 1-174 (page 154, Fig. 75 soldier, worker described)
  • Borowiec, L. & Salata, S. 2013. Ants of Greece – additions and corrections (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 24, 335-401.
  • Collingwood, C. A. 1978. A provisional list of Iberian Formicidae with a key to the worker caste (Hym. Aculeata). EOS. Rev. Esp. Entomol. 52: 65-95 (page 68, Revived status as species)
  • Collingwood, C. A. 1978. A provisional list of Iberian Formicidae with a key to the worker caste (Hym. Aculeata). EOS. Rev. Esp. Entomol. 52: 65-95 (page 68, Material of the unavailable name grandiceps referred here.)
  • Collingwood, C. A.; Yarrow, I. H. H. 1969. A survey of Iberian Formicidae (Hymenoptera). EOS. Rev. Esp. Entomol. 44: 53-101 (page 63, Revived status as species)
  • Menozzi, C. 1926b. Zur Kenntnis der Ameisenfauna der Balearen. Zool. Anz. 66: 180-182 (page 181, Variety of instabilis)
  • Schembri, S. P.; Collingwood, C. A. 1981. A revision of the myrmecofauna of the Maltese Islands (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. "Giacomo Doria" 83: 417-442 (page 426, Revived status as species)