Cataglyphis savignyi

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Cataglyphis savignyi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species: C. savignyi
Binomial name
Cataglyphis savignyi
(Dufour, 1862)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

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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.

  • savignyi. Formica savignyi Dufour, 1862: 141 (w.m.) EGYPT. Combination in Myrmecocystus: Emery & Forel, 1879: 449; in Cataglyphis: Roger, 1863b: 12; Emery, 1925b: 265. Junior synonym of viatica: Emery & Forel, 1879: 449; of bicolor: Emery, 1925b: 265. Revived from synonymy: Billen, 1989: 301; Agosti, 1990b: 1490. Senior synonym of desertorum: Cagniant, 2009: 51. See also: Wehner, R., Wehner, S. & Agosti, 1994: 163.
  • desertorum. Myrmecocystus viaticus var. desertorum Forel, 1894c: 402 (w.) SPAIN. Karavaiev, 1912a: 17 (m.); Santschi, 1929b: 46 (m.); Karavaiev, 1924: 306 (q.). Combination in Myrmecocystus (Cataglyphis): Karavaiev, 1924: 306; in Cataglyphis: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 944; Emery, 1925b: 265. Subspecies of viatica: Emery, 1898c: 126; Forel, 1902a: 156. Junior synonym of bicolor: Forel, 1907e: 15; Santschi, 1910f: 234; Emery, 1925b: 265. Subspecies of bicolor: Karavaiev, 1911: 10; Karavaiev, 1912a: 17; Karavaiev, 1924: 306. Raised to species: Collingwood, 1985: 286. Junior synonym of viatica: Agosti, 1990b: 1491; of savignyi: Cagniant, 2009: 51.

Description

References

  • Agosti, D. 1990b. Review and reclassification of Cataglyphis (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). J. Nat. Hist. 2 24: 1457-1505 (page 1490, Revived from synonymy)
  • Billen, J. P. J. 1989. Morphology of the cloacal gland in the ant Cataglyphis savignyi. Actes Colloq. Insectes Soc. 5: 301-306 PDF (page 301, Revived from synonymy)
  • Dufour, L. 1862. Notices entomologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (4)(2): 131-148 (page 141, worker, male described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 265, Combination in Cataglyphis)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 265, Junior synonym of bicolor)
  • Emery, C.; Forel, A. 1879. Catalogue des Formicides d'Europe. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 5: 441-481 (page 449, Combination in Myrmecocystus)
  • Emery, C.; Forel, A. 1879. Catalogue des Formicides d'Europe. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 5: 441-481 (page 449, Junior synonym of viaticus)
  • Roger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 12, Combination in Cataglyphis)