At Rawdhat Khorim, Saudi Arabia, C. minima has an abundance and foraging behavior similar to Cataglyphis nigra (Sharaf et al., 2013).
Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists
Distribution based on AntMaps
Distribution based on AntWeb specimens
Check data from AntWeb Currently, C. minima appears to have a more restricted distribution in the Arabian Peninsula than other species of the genus. It was originally described from Saudi Arabia and recorded from UAE (Tigar and Collingwood, 1993) (Sharaf et al., 2013).
The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.
- minima. Cataglyphis minima Collingwood, 1985: 289, fig. 75 (w.q.) SAUDI ARABIA.