Cataglyphis albicans

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Cataglyphis albicans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species: C. albicans
Binomial name
Cataglyphis albicans
(Roger, 1859)

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Canary Islands, Greece, Israel, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey.

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Biology

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Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • albicans. Formica albicans Roger, 1859: 235 (w.) NORTH AFRICA. André, 1882b: 174 (m.); Forel, 1894d: 11 (q.); Santschi, 1921d: 76 (gynandromorph). Combination in Cataglyphis: Mayr, 1862: 701; Santschi, 1912c: 149; Menozzi, 1922b: 332; Santschi, 1929b: 37; in Myrmecocystus: Emery, 1891b: 17; in Myrmecocystus (Cataglyphis): Karavaiev, 1924: 305. Subspecies of viatica: Emery & Forel, 1879: 449. Revived status as species: André, 1882b: 168; Emery, 1891b: 17; Emery, 1906d: 51. Senior synonym of armena: Radchenko, 1997c: 425. Current subspecies: nominal plus fezzanensis, franchettii, kairuana, opaca, targuia.
  • armena. Cataglyphis albicans subsp. armena Arnol'di, 1964: 1808, figs. 7, 8 (w.q.m.) ARMENIA. Junior synonym of albicans: Radchenko, 1997c: 425.

Description

References

  • André, E. 1882c. Les fourmis. [part]. Pp. 153-232 in: André, Edm. 1881-1886. Species des Hyménoptères d'Europe et d'Algérie. Tome Deuxième. Beaune: Edmond André, 919 + 48 pp. (page 174, male described)
  • André, E. 1882c. Les fourmis. [part]. Pp. 153-232 in: André, Edm. 1881-1886. Species des Hyménoptères d'Europe et d'Algérie. Tome Deuxième. Beaune: Edmond André, 919 + 48 pp. (page 168, Revived status as species)
  • Emery, C. 1891c. Exploration scientifique de la Tunisie. Zoologie. - Hyménoptères. Révision critique des fourmis de la Tunisie. Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, iii + 21 pp. (page 17, Combination in Myrmecocystus (Cataglyphis))
  • Emery, C. 1891c. Exploration scientifique de la Tunisie. Zoologie. - Hyménoptères. Révision critique des fourmis de la Tunisie. Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, iii + 21 pp. (page 17, Revived status as species)
  • Emery, C. 1906f. Rassegna critica delle specie paleartiche del genere Myrmecocystus. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (6)3:47-61 (page 51, Revived status as species)
  • Emery, C.; Forel, A. 1879. Catalogue des Formicides d'Europe. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 5: 441-481 (page 449, Race of viaticus)
  • Forel, A. 1894d. Les Formicides de la Province d'Oran (Algérie). Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 30: 1-45 (page 11, queen described)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1924. Zur Systematik der paläarktischen Myrmecocystus (Formicidae), nebst einigen biologischen Notizen. Konowia 3: 301-308 (page 305, Combination in Myrmecocystus (Cataglyphis))
  • Mayr, G. 1862. Myrmecologische Studien. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 12: 649-776 (page 701, Combination in Cataglyphis)
  • Menozzi, C. 1922c. Contribution à la faune myrmécologique de l'Espagne. Bol. R. Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat. 22: 324-332 (page 332, Combination in Cataglyphis)
  • Radchenko, A. G. 1997e. Review of ants of the genus Cataglyphis Foerster (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of Asia. Entomol. Obozr. 76: 424-442 (page 425, Senior synonym of armena)
  • Roger, J. 1859. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Ameisenfauna der Mittelmeerländer. I. Berl. Entomol. Z. 3: 225-259 (page 235, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1912c. Quelques nouvelles variétés de fourmis africaines. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 3: 147-149 (page 149, Combination in Cataglyphis)
  • Santschi, F. 1921d. Formicides nouveaux de l'Afrique du Nord. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 12: 68-77 (page 76, gynandromorph described)
  • Santschi, F. 1929b. Étude sur les Cataglyphis. Rev. Suisse Zool. 36: 25-70 (page 37, Combination in Cataglyphis)