Messor galla airensis Bernard, 1950 junior synonym of current valid taxon Messor galla (Mayr, 1904)
Messor galla var. airensis Bernard, 1950c: 286 (w.q.) NIGER. Afrotropic.
Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated), 1 syntype queen. Type-localities: Niger: Aïr Mts, Dabaga (600 m.), 1947 (Chopard & Villiers), Aïr Mts, mountains of Baguezans (1500 m.), 1947 (Chopard & Villiers), Aïr Mts, Agadez (525 m.), 1947 (Chopard & Villiers). Type-depository: unknown (presumed lost, not found in MNHN (Bolton, 1982: 350)).