Cataglyphis bucharica

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Cataglyphis bucharica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species group: alitisquamis
Species: C. bucharica
Binomial name
Cataglyphis bucharica
Emery, 1925

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Afghanistan, Iran, Uzbekistan (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

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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.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • bucharica. Cataglyphis altisquamis var. bucharica Emery, 1925b: 264.
    • [First available use of Myrmecocystus altisquamis r. foreli var. bucharica Forel, 1904b: 393 (in text) (w.) TAJIKISTAN; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name (Agosti, 1990b: 1483).]
    • Arnol’di, 1964: 1812 (q.).
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Ruzsky, 1905b: 439; Emery, 1906d: 56; Emery, 1908g: 216; Forel, 1911h: 458.
    • Subspecies of altisquamis: Santschi, 1929b: 60 (in key); Arnol'di, 1964: 1811; Agosti, 1990b: 1482.
    • Subspecies of foreli: Pisarski, 1967: 418; Pisarski, 1970: 324; Bolton, 1995b: 134.
    • Status as species: Radchenko, 1997c: 429; Radchenko, 1998: 506 (in key); Paknia, et al. 2008: 154; Borowiec, L. 2014: 53.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Agosti D. 1990. Review and reclassification of Cataglyphis (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Journal of Natural History 24: 1457-1505.
  • 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.
  • Radchenko A. G. 1998. A key to ants of the genus Cataglyphis Foerster (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Asia. Entomological Review (Birmingham) 78: 475-480.
  • Radchenko, A.G. 1998. A key to ants of the genus Cataglyphis Foerster (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Asia. Entomological Review 78(4):475-480.