Cataglyphis vaucheri

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Cataglyphis vaucheri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species: C. vaucheri
Binomial name
Cataglyphis vaucheri
(Emery, 1906)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Morocco (type locality), Oman.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • vaucheri. Myrmecocystus albicans subsp. vaucheri Emery, 1906d: 54, fig. 17 (w.) MOROCCO. Combination in Cataglyphis: Emery, 1925b: 263. Raised to species: Collingwood & Agosti, 1996: 383.



  • Collingwood, C. A.; Agosti, D. 1996. Formicidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) of Saudi Arabia (part 2). Fauna Saudi Arab. 15: 300-385 (page 383, Raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1906f. Rassegna critica delle specie paleartiche del genere Myrmecocystus. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (6)3:47-61 (page 54, fig. 17 worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 263, Combination in Cataglyphis)