Cataglyphis flavitibia

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Cataglyphis flavitibia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species: C. flavitibia
Binomial name
Cataglyphis flavitibia
Chang & He, 2002

Identification

Chang and He (2002) - Similar to Cataglyphis aenescens, but the former with the mandibles, antenna, and upper portion of the femurs bright yellow; hairs on gula lacking; polymorphism of worker caste undistinct; colony size small, less than 50 individuals.

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • flavitibia. Cataglyphis flavitibia Chang & He, 2002b: 62, figs. 3, 4 (w.) CHINA.

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

Description

Type Material

Holotype worker, No. 99 - 261, 15-VI-1999, Dachaidan, 3020 m, Qinghai Province, coll. CHANG Yourde. Paratypes 20 workers, No. 99 - 117; 7 workers, No. 99 - 151; 3 workers, No. 99 - 170 ; 4 workers, No. 99 - 263, same as holotype. Deposited in Ningxia Agricultural College collection.

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