Cataglyphis bicoloripes

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Cataglyphis bicoloripes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species: C. bicoloripes
Binomial name
Cataglyphis bicoloripes
Walker, 1871



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Egypt (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.




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

  • bicoloripes. Cataglyphis bicoloripes Walker, 1871: 10 (q.) EGYPT.
    • Type-material: holotype queen.
    • Type-locality: Egypt: Cairo (J.K. Lord).
    • Type-depository: unknown (no material known to exist; not in BMNH (Agosti, 1990b: 1495)).
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 216; Bolton, 1995b: 134 (error); Borowiec, L. 2014: 53 (error).
    • Unidenifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Cataglyphis: Agosti, 1990b: 1495.
    • Distribution: Egypt.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Agosti D. 1990. Review and reclassification of Cataglyphis (Hymenoptera, 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.