Cataglyphis iberica

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Cataglyphis iberica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species: C. iberica
Binomial name
Cataglyphis iberica
(Emery, 1906)

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Specimen Labels

Gonçalves et al (2017) found Cataglyphis iberica to be abundant in the Iberian vineyards they sampled (pitfall trapping).



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Gibraltar, Iberian Peninsula, Liechtenstein, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Spain (type locality).

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.

  • iberica. Myrmecocystus albicans subsp. ibericus Emery, 1906d: 52, fig. 12 (w.m.) SPAIN. Combination in Cataglyphis: Emery, 1912f: 99. Raised to species: Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969: 85; Tinaut & Plaza, 1990: 196.



  • n = 26 (Spain) (Hauschteck-Jungen & Jungen, 1983) (as C. albicans).