Cataglyphis emmae

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Cataglyphis emmae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species: C. emmae
Binomial name
Cataglyphis emmae
(Forel, 1909)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates.
Palaearctic Region: Algeria (type locality), Israel.

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • emmae. Formica (Proformica) emmae Forel, 1909e: 381 (w.) ALGERIA. Delye, 1965: 52 (q.m.). Combination in Proformica: Emery, 1912f: 103; in Formica (Paraformica): Forel, 1915b: 95; in Paraformica: Emery, 1925b: 261; in Cataglyphis (Paraformica): Santschi, 1929b: 30. Current subspecies: nominal plus hoggarensis.



  • Délye, G. 1965a. Cataglyphis (Paraformica) emmae Forel sexués et "soldats". Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 70: 52-56 (page 52, queen, male described)
  • Emery, C. 1912f. Der Wanderzug der Steppen- und Wüstenameisen von Zentral-Asien nach Süd-Europa und Nord-Afrika. Zool. Jahrb. Suppl. 15("Erster Ba Band: 95-104 (page 103, Combination in Proformica)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 261, Combination in Paraformica)
  • Forel, A. 1909f. Faune antarctique des fourmis. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 11: 381-382 (page 381, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1915b. Results of Dr. E. Mjöbergs Swedish Scientific Expeditions to Australia 1910-13. 2. Ameisen. Ark. Zool. 9(1 16: 1-119 (page 95, Combination in Formica (Paraformica))
  • Santschi, F. 1929b. Étude sur les Cataglyphis. Rev. Suisse Zool. 36: 25-70 (page 30, Combination in Cataglyphis (Paraformica))