Messor excursionis macrops

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Messor excursionis macrops
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Messor variabilis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: Messor excursionis macrops
Santschi, 1927

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

Nomenclature

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

  • macrops. Messor excursionis var. macrops Santschi, 1927d: 248 (w.) KAZAKHSTAN. Junior synonym of variabilis: Arnol'di, 1977b: 1646.

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