Cataglyphis abyssinica

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Cataglyphis abyssinica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species group: bicolor
Species: C. abyssinica
Binomial name
Cataglyphis abyssinica
(Forel, 1904)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Eritrea, Ethiopia (type locality), Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates.
Palaearctic Region: Oman.


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • abyssinica. Myrmecocystus viaticus r. abyssinicus Forel, 1904b: 382 (w.q.) ETHIOPIA.
    • [Misspelled as abissinica by Emery, 1906d: 58.]
    • Combination in Cataglyphis: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 944;
    • combination in C. (Cataglyphis): Santschi, 1929b: 51.
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery, 1906d: 58; Emery, 1908g: 217.
    • Subspecies of viatica: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 944.
    • Subspecies of bicolor: Emery, 1908g: 217; Emery, 1925b: 265; Santschi, 1929b: 51; Menozzi, 1931a: 155; Finzi, 1939a: 160.
    • Status as species: Collingwood, 1985: 286; Agosti, 1990b: 1486; Bolton, 1995b: 134; Collingwood & Agosti, 1996: 377; Collingwood, et al. 2011: 451; Borowiec, L. 2014: 50; Madl, 2019: 14.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Agosti, D. 1990. Review and reclassification of Cataglyphis (Hymentopera: Formicidae) . Journal of Natural History 24:1457-1505.
  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Collingwood C. A., D. Agosti, M. R. Sharaf, A. Van Harten, 2011. Order Hymenoptera, family Formicidae. Arthropod Fauna of the UAE 4: 405-474
  • Collingwood C.A., D.Agosti, M.R. Sharaf, and A. van Harten. 2011. Order Hymenoptera, family Formicidae. Arthropod fauna of the UAE, 4: 405–474
  • Collingwood, C. A., and Donat Agosti. "Formicidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) of Saudi Arabia (Part 2)." Fauna of Saudi Arabia 15 (1996): 300-385.
  • Diame L., B. Taylor, R. Blatrix, J. F. Vayssieres, J. Y. Rey, I. Grechi, and K. Diarra. 2017. A preliminary checklist of the ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) fauna of Senegal. Journal of Insect Biodiversity 5(15): 1-16.
  • Finzi B. 1939. Materiali zoologici dell'Eritrea raccolti da G. Müller durante la spedizione dell'Istituto Sieroterapico Milanese e conservati al Museo di Trieste. Parte III. Hymenoptera: Formicidae. Atti del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Trieste 14: 153-168.
  • Forel A. 1904. Note sur les fourmis du Musée Zoologique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences à St. Pétersbourg. Ezheg. Zool. Muz. 8: 368-388.
  • Madl M. 2019. Notes on the ant fauna of Eritrea (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae): type specimens deposited in the Natural History Museum Vienna (Austria) and a preliminary checklist. Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, B 121: 9-18.
  • Menozzi C. 1931. Spedizione del Barone Raimondo Franchetti in Dancalia. Hymenoptera Formicidae. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria. 55: 154-156.
  • Santschi, F.. "Étude sur les Cataglyphis." Revue Suisse de Zoologie 36 (1929): 25-70.
  • Sharaf M. R., B. L. Fisher, H. M. Al Dhafer, A. Polaszek, and A. S. Aldawood. 2018. Additions to the ant fauna (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Oman: an updated list, new records and a description of two new species. Asian Myrmecology 10: e010004
  • Wheeler W. M. 1922. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45: 711-1004