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Messor

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Messor was named by Forel (1890). It is extant.

It was assigned to Myrmicinae by Grimaldi and Triplehorn (2008); to Pheidolini by Bolton (2003) and Bolton (2012); and to Stenammini by Ward et al. (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Messor Forel
2003Messor Bolton p. 64
2008Messor Grimaldi and Triplehorn p. 5
2012Messor Bolton
2015Messor Ward et al. p. 77

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
orderHymenoptera
UnicalcaridaSchulmeister et al. 2002
suborderVespina()
suborderApocritaGerstaecker 1867
Aculeata()
superfamilyVespoidea
familyFormicidae()
subfamilyMyrmicinaeLepeletier 1835
tribeStenammini
genusMessorForel 1890

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available