Collingwood & Agosti, 1996
Nothing is known about the biology of Cataglyphis opacior.
Collingwood and Agosti (1996) - This species is very similar to Cataglyphis harteni, except for the complete absence of suberect dorsal hairs on the alitrunk and gaster. The whole body is densely sculptured and dull.
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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.
- opacior. Cataglyphis opacior Collingwood & Agosti, 1996: 381, fig. 44 (w.) YEMEN.
Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.
This species was described by distinguishing it from other similar species. A formal description of its features was not provided.
Holotype: worker, Yemen, Djebel an-Nabi Shuaib, 18.III.1993, C.A. Collingwood. - Paratypes: Yemen: 2 workers, Sumara Pass, 2500 m, 13.III.1993, C.A. Collingwood.
- Collingwood, C. A. and D. Agosti. 1996. Formicidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) of Saudi Arabia (part 2). Fauna Saudi Arabia. 15:300-385. (page 381, fig. 44 worker described)