Cataglyphis oasium

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Cataglyphis oasium
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species: C. oasium
Binomial name
Cataglyphis oasium
Menozzi, 1932

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Tunisia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • oasium. Cataglyphis bicolor var. oasium Menozzi, 1932c: 95 (w.q.m.) TUNISIA. [First available use of Cataglyphis bicolor st. nodus var. oasium Santschi, 1929b: 46; unavailable name.] Raised to species: Radchenko, 1997c: 431; Radchenko, 1998: 506 (in key).



  • Menozzi, C. 1932c. Missione scientifica del Prof. E. Zavattari nel Fezzan (1931). Hymenoptera-Formicidae. Boll. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 64: 93-95 (page 95, worker, queen, male described)
  • Radchenko, A. G. 1997a [1996]. Key to ants of the genus Camponotus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Asian Palaearctics. Entomol. Rev. (Birm.) 76: 430-437 (page 431, Raised to species)
  • Radchenko, A. G. 1998a. A key to the ants of the genus Cataglyphis Foerster (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of Asia. Entomol. Obozr. 77: 502-508 (page 506, (in key) Raised to species)