Cataglyphis longipedem

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Cataglyphis longipedem
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species: C. longipedem
Binomial name
Cataglyphis longipedem
(Eichwald, 1841)

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Specimen Labels


Pashaei Rad et al. (2018) found this species in Iran on the ground in a forest with moderate rainfall.



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India.
Palaearctic Region: Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan (type locality), Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • longipedem. Formica longipedem Eichwald, 1841: 224 (w.) TURKMENISTAN. Senior synonym of turcomanica: Kolossov, 1932: 118; Agosti, 1990b: 1490 [Agosti repeats the synonymy but incorrectly gives turcomanica seniority. Radchenko, 1997c: 435, places longipedem as a junior synonym of setipes, but longipedem has priority.] revived
  • dschambulica. Cataglyphis setipes subsp. dschambulica Tarbinsky, 1976: 200 (w.) KYRGYZSTAN. Junior synonym of setipes: Radchenko, 1997c: 435.

Type Material

Pashaei Rad et al., (2018): Type location Turkmenistan (Eichwald gave Krasnowodsk, or Krasnovodsk, but now Türkmenbaşy, which once was in Russia).