Taxon profile


Messor barbarus (Linnaeus, 1767)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Hymenoptera - bees, ants and wasps »  family Formicidae - ants »  genus Messor

Scientific synonyms

Formica barbara Linnaeus, 1767
Formica binodis Fabricius, 1775
Formica juvenilis Fabricius, 1804
Formica megacephala Leach, 1825
Messor barbarus ambiguus Santschi, 1925
Messor barbarus nigriceps Santschi, 1925
Myrmica rufitarsis Foerster, 1850


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Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subspecies Messor barbarus barbarus (Linnaeus, 1767)
subspecies Messor barbarus gallaoides Santschi, 1929
subspecies Messor barbarus mediosanguineus Donisthorpe, 1946
subspecies Messor barbarus politus Karavaiev, 1912
subspecies Messor barbarus sahlbergi Forel, 1913
subspecies Messor barbarus santschii Emery, 1908

Links and literature

EN AntWiki [Messor_barbarus]

AntWiki [] [as Messor barbarus]
Data retrieved on: 10 December 2015
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [80869]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Messor barbarus (Linnaeus, 1767)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012

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