Cataglyphis viatica

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Cataglyphis viatica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species: C. viatica
Binomial name
Cataglyphis viatica
(Fabricius, 1787)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Georgia, Greece, Montenegro, 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.

  • viatica. Formica viatica Fabricius, 1787: 308 (w.) SPAIN. Mayr, 1861: 45 (q.m.). Combination in Monocombus: Mayr, 1855: 382; in Myrmecocystus: Emery & Forel, 1879: 449; in Cataglyphis: Mayr, 1861: 45; Emery, 1912f: 98; Santschi, 1919e: 246; in C. (Monocombus): Santschi, 1929b: 29. Senior synonym of europaea: Emery, 1892b: 161. See also: Tinaut, 1990c: 50; Wehner, R., Wehner, S. & Agosti, 1994: 163.
  • europaea. Formica cephalotes subsp. europaea Christ, 1791: 511, pl. 60, fig. 9 (w.) EUROPE. Junior synonym of viatica: Emery, 1892b: 161.