Cataglyphis espadaleri

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Cataglyphis espadaleri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species: C. espadaleri
Binomial name
Cataglyphis espadaleri
Cagniant, 2009

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Morocco (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • espadaleri. Cataglyphis espadaleri Cagniant, 2009: 56, figs. 13, 28, 42, 57 (w.q.m.) MOROCCO.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.

Description

Cagniant 2009 p. 56-57.

Type Material

Holotype and paratypes: Musee National d'Histoire Naturelle: Gorges of Todra, 1550 m. Morocco.

Etymology

In homage to my colleague and friend X. Espadaler who was my expedition companion during several years in Morocco and who discovered the first nest.

References

Cagniant, H. 2009. Le genre Cataglyphis Foerster, 1850 au Maroc. Orsis 24: 41-71.