Contents Miscellaneous ants - Italy
SUBFAMILY MYRMICINAE - Genus Messor
Messor wasmanni (Krausse) - morphs

Messor wasmanni (Krausse)

return to list {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Sardinia (Messor barbarus subsp. wasmanni, Krausse, 1910: 524, worker; also Krausse, 1911: 15).

Bolton (1995: 258) has it as raised to species by Casevitz-Weulersse (1990a: 154).

The photomontages below are of specimens collected in in Italy, at 10 km east of Brindisi, 4038'28" N 1750'28" E, elev 34 m; 14.ix.1999, by David King. 


{Messor wasmanni major} Major


{Messor wasmanni media 1} Media 1


{Messor wasmanni media 2} Media 2


{Messor wasmanni media 3} Media 3


{Messor wasmanni media 4} Media 4


{Messor wasmanni minima} Minima

2007, 2011, 2012 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.

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