Messor muticus (Nylander, 1849) valid
Myrmica mutica Nylander, 1849: 39 (w.q.m.) RUSSIA. Palearctic.
Primary type information: 1q, Ross. mer., Mus. Zool. H:fors, spec. typ. No. 5894, Myrmica mutica Nyl., T, Ross. mer. Motsch., coll. Nyland. / 1 m, Ross. mer., Mus. Zool. H:fors, spec. typ. No. 5895, Myrmica mutica Nyl., T, Ross. mer. Motsch., coll. Nyland. / 1w, Ross. mer., Mus. Zool. H:fors, spec. typ. No. 5896, Myrmica mutica Nyl., T, Ross. mer. Motsch., coll. Nyland.
  • Combination in Aphaenogaster: Roger, 1863b: 29.
  • Combination in Stenamma (Messor): Emery, 1898c: 126.
  • Combination in Messor: Ruzsky, 1903b: 315; Emery, 1908f: 456.
  • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery, 1908f: 456; Forel, 1911f: 347; Emery, 1912f: 96; Emery, 1921c: 73; Santschi, 1921a: 110; Soudek, 1922b: 35; Karavaiev, 1926b: 101; Santschi, 1926f: 291; Soudek, 1931: 8; Santschi, 1934d: 275.
  • Subspecies of Messor structor: Emery, 1898c: 142; Ruzsky, 1903b: 315; Ruzsky, 1904b: 4; Emery, 1915f: 1; Bondroit, 1918: 151; Schkaff, 1925b: 274; Stärcke, 1926a: 86 (in key); Santschi, 1934d: 275; Novák & Sadil, 1941: 82 (in key); Hamann & Klemm, 1976: 671.
  • Subspecies of Messor rufitarsis (Fabricius, 1804): Arnol'di, 1977b: 1643 (in key).
  • Junior synonym of Messor rufitarsis (Fabricius, 1804): Emery, 1921b: 211; Bernard, 1967a: 144.
  • Junior synonym of Messor structor: Mayr, 1855: 464; Nylander, 1856b: 85; Smith, 1858a: 162; Mayr, 1863a: 397; Roger, 1863b: 29; Dours, 1873: 167; André, 1874c: 203 (in list); Forel, 1874: 101 (in list); Emery & Forel, 1879: 462; Dalla Torre, 1893: 105; Ruzsky, 1905b: 728; Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 114; Arakelian, 1994: 39; Bolton, 1995b: 255; Petrov, 2006: 92 (in key); Radchenko, 2007: 31; Werner & Wiezik, 2007: 140; Legakis, 2011: 11; Kiran & Karaman, 2012: 20; Radchenko, 2016: 171.
  • Status as species: Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a: 54; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b: 271 (in key); Kugler, 1988: 257; Collingwood, 1993b: 194; Markó & Csősz, 2002: 116; Borowiec & Salata, 2012: 514; Borowiec, 2014: 110; Steiner et al., 2018: 400 (redescription).
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