Contents Miscellaneous ants - Israel
SUBFAMILY MYRMICINAE - Genus Messor
Messor luridus Santschi

Messor luridus Santschi

return to listMiscellaneous list {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Turkey (Messor luridus n. sp. Santschi, 1927c: 245, workers; first description was unavailable name Stenamma (Messor) barbarus L. subsp. caducus Motsch. var. lurida Emery, 1898c: 139, workers) Biledjik, Dr Escherich - no type images on Antweb (January 2016).
Subspecies virginalis (Messor luridus emery v. virginalis n. var. Santschi, 1927c: 245, major worker) from Syria, Latakia (Lattaguiech) by Gribodo - see below


Emery's (1898c) description is at {original description}
Santschi's (1927c) description is at {original description}.


Messor luridusThe photomontage of the virginalis type major worker is collated from https://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?code=casent09041252 .


Oxford University Museum specimens

Messor luridus
B Taylor det.

Jordan
T Stalling
MYR0237

29.v.2009
Ajloun
3919'21.5" N
3543'03.5" E
Ajloun governorate, Ajloun   
900 m
minor worker
1
{album}

{Messor luridus minor} Major - The photomontage is of a minor worker collected in Jordan by Thomas Stalling.

2016 - Brian Taylor CBiol FRSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.

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