Messor galla rufula

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Messor galla rufula
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Messor galla)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: Messor galla rufula
Finzi, 1939

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

Nomenclature

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

  • rufula. Messor galla var. rufula Finzi, 1939a: 162 (w.) ETHIOPIA. [First avialable use of Messor barbarus r. semirufus var. rufula Forel, 1918b: 156; unavailable name.] Junior synonym of galla: Bolton, 1982: 350.

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