Cataglyphis karakalensis

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Cataglyphis karakalensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cataglyphis bergiana)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species: Cataglyphis karakalensis
Arnol'di, 1964

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Cataglyphis bergiana.


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

  • karakalensis. Cataglyphis setipes subsp. karakalensis Arnol'di, 1964: 1805, fig. 5 (w.m.) TURKMENIA. Raised to species: Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 152. See also: Pisarski, 1970: 325. Junior synonym of bergiana: Radchenko, 1997c: 434.


  • Arnol'di, K. V. 1964. Higher and specialized representatives of the ant genus Cataglyphis (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in the fauna of the USSR. Zool. Zh. 4 43: 1800-1815 (page 1805, fig. 5 worker, male described)
  • Dlussky, G. M.; Soyunov, O. S.; Zabelin, S. I. 1990 [1989]. Ants of Turkmenistan. Ashkhabad: Ylym Press, 273 pp. (page 152, Raised to species)
  • Pisarski, B. 1970a [1969]. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Fauna Afghanistans. (Sammelergebnisse von O. Jakes 1963-64, D. Povolny 1965, D. Povolny & Fr. Tenora 1966, J. Simek 1965-66, D. Povolny, J. Gaisler, Z. Sebek & Fr. Tenora 1967). Formicidae, Hym. Cas. M (page 325, see also)
  • Radchenko, A. G. 1997a [1996]. Key to ants of the genus Camponotus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Asian Palaearctics. Entomol. Rev. (Birm.) 76: 430-437 (page 434, Junior synonym of bergianus)