Cataglyphis rubra

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Cataglyphis rubra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species: C. rubra
Binomial name
Cataglyphis rubra
(Forel, 1903)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: United Arab Emirates.
Palaearctic Region: Algeria (type locality), Egypt, Iran, Israel, Oman.

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Cataglyphis rubra for further details




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

  • rubra. Myrmecocystus albicans r. ruber Forel, 1903c: 268 (w.) ALGERIA. Santschi, 1929b: 39 (q.m.). Combination in Cataglyphis: Emery, 1912f: 99. Raised to species: Collingwood, 1985: 291; Wehner, 1986: 109.