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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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.
    • 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.



  • Walker, F. 1871. A list of Hymenoptera collected by J. K. Lord, Esq. in Egypt, in the neighbourhood of the Red Sea, and in Arabia, with descriptions of the new species. London: E. W. Janson, vi + 59 pp. (page 10, queen described)

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.