Messor clivorum

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Messor clivorum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: M. clivorum
Binomial name
Messor clivorum
Ruzsky, 1905
Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Republic of Moldova, Russian Federation (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.

  • clivorum. Messor structor var. clivorum Ruzsky, 1905b: 735 (s.w.) RUSSIA, MOLDOVA.
    • Emery, 1921b: 211 (footnote) (q.); Karavaiev, 1927a: 286 (q.m.).
    • Combination in Messor: Emery, 1908e: 454.
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Santschi, 1923f: 320; Karavaiev, 1927a: 286; Karavaiev, 1927c: 261 (in key); Karavaiev, 1934: 108.
    • Subspecies of barbarus: Emery, 1908e: 454; Forel, 1910a: 24; Forel, 1911d: 347; Emery, 1912f: 96; Emery, 1915h: 1; Santschi, 1917e: 92; Emery, 1921f: 70; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 136.
    • Junior synonym of structor: Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 224; Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 114 Gratiashvili & Barjadze, 2008: 139; Radchenko, 2016: 171.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1921b: 210 (footnote); Arnol'di, 1948: 211 (in list); Dlussky, 1962: 179; Tarbinsky, 1976: 56 (redescription); Hamann & Klemm, 1976: 671; Arnol'di, 1977b: 1639, 1644 (in key); Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 537 (in key); He & Song, 2009: 722; Steiner, Csösz, et al. 2018: supplementary material, 6.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus sevani.

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