Cataglyphis pallida

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Cataglyphis pallida
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species group: pallida
Species: C. pallida
Binomial name
Cataglyphis pallida
Mayr, 1877

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Specimen Labels

Identification

A member of the C. pallida-group as defined by Agosti (1990).

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 43.82° to 29.966667°.

   
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Afghanistan, China, Kazakhstan (type locality), Kyrgyzstan, Russian Federation, Turkmenistan.

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.

  • pallida. Cataglyphis pallida Mayr, 1877: 9 (w.m.) UZBEKISTAN.
    • [Also described as new by Mayr, 1880: 28.]
    • Karavaiev, 1910b: 25 (q.).
    • Combination in Myrmecocystus: Emery, 1898c: 126; Ruzsky, 1905b: 443;
    • combination in Cataglyphis: Emery, 1912f: 103;
    • combination in C. (Monocombus): Santschi, 1929b: 29.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1877b: 366; Emery, 1878b: 48; Mayr, 1880: 28; André, 1882b: 170 (in key); Forel, 1886e: clxi; Nasonov, 1889: 15; Saunders, E. 1890: 202; Dalla Torre, 1893: 218; Ruzsky, 1903b: 300; Ruzsky, 1905b: 443; Emery, 1906d: 50; Karavaiev, 1910b: 24; Ruzsky, 1923: 2; Emery, 1925b: 264; Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929b: 40; Santschi, 1929b: 37; Ceballos, 1956: 317; Tarbinsky, 1976: 207 (redescription); Collingwood, 1978: 92 (in key); Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 554 (in key); Dlussky, 1981a: 17; Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 154; Agosti, 1990b: 1484; Bolton, 1995b: 136; Radchenko, 1997c: 440; Radchenko, 1998: 502 (in key); Collingwood & Heatwole, 2000: 16; Schultz, R. et al. 2006: 205; Guénard & Dunn, 2012: 30; Borowiec, L. 2014: 59; Sharaf, Collingwood & Aldawood, 2015: 110 (in key).

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Collingwood C., and H. Heatwole. 2000. Ants from Northwestern China (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Psyche 103 (1-2): 1-24.
  • Dlussky G. M., O. S. Soyunov, and S. I. Zabelin. 1990. Ants of Turkmenistan. Ashkabad: Ylym Press, 273 pp.
  • Dubovikoff D. A., and Z. M. Yusupov. 2018. Family Formicidae - Ants. In Belokobylskij S. A. and A. S. Lelej: Annotated catalogue of the Hymenoptera of Russia. Proceedingss of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences 6: 197-210.
  • Emery, C.. "Beiträge zur Kenntniss der palaearktischen Ameisen." Öfversigt af Finska Vetenskaps-Societetens Förhandlingar (Helsinki) 20 (1898): 124-151.
  • Emery, C.. "Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte prima. Formiche provenienti dal Viaggio dei signori Antinori, Beccari e Issel nel Mar Rosso e nel paese dei Bogos. [concl.]." Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale 9 (1877): 363-381.
  • Forel, A.. "Nouvelles fourmis de Grèce récoltées par M. E. von Oertzen." Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 30 (1886): clix-clxviii.
  • Gulzar A. 2014. Classification and Distribution of ants in Kashgar, Xinjiang. Master's Thesis Shaanxi Normal University, 75 pages.
  • Guénard B., and R. R. Dunn. 2012. A checklist of the ants of China. Zootaxa 3558: 1-77.
  • Karavaiev V. 1911. Ameisen aus Transkaspien und Turkestan. Tr. Rus. Entomol. Obshch. 39: 1-72.
  • Marikovsky P. I. 1979. Ants of the Semireche Desert. [In Russian.]. Alma Ata: Nauka, 263 pp.
  • 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.
  • Ran H., and S. Y. Zhou. 2012. Checklist of chinese ants: formicomorph subfamilies (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) II. Journal of Guangxi Normal University: Natural Science Edition 30(4): 81-91.
  • Ruzsky, M. 1923. Ants of Cheleken Island. Izv. Tomsk. Gos. Univ. 72(2nd p part: 1-6
  • Santschi, F.. "Étude sur les Cataglyphis." Revue Suisse de Zoologie 36 (1929): 25-70.
  • Saunders, E.. "Aculeate Hymenoptera collected by J. J. Walker, at Gibraltar and in North Africa. (Part I - Heterogyna)." Entomologists' Monthly Magazine XXVI (1890): 201-206 y 289-291.
  • Schultz, R., A. G. Radchenko, and B. Seifert. "A critical checklist of the ants of Kyrgyzstan (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)." Myrmecologische Nachrichten 8 (2006): 201-207.