Messor megacephalus (Leach, 1825) unresolved junior homonym, junior synonym of current valid taxon Messor barbarus (Linnaeus, 1767)
Formica megacephala Leach, 1825: 292 (w.q.m.) FRANCE. Palearctic.
  • [Unresolved junior primary homonym of Pheidole megacephala (Fabricius, 1793) (Emery, 1921a: 26, Bolton, 1995b: 255).].
  • Combination in Aphaenogaster: Roger, 1863b: 29.
  • Junior synonym of Messor barbarus: Roger, 1859: 253; Mayr, 1863a: 395; Roger, 1863b: 29; Emery & Forel, 1879: 461; Emery, 1891c: 12; Dalla Torre, 1893: 99; Emery, 1921c: 69; Bolton, 1995b: 255.
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