Cataglyphis altisquamis

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Cataglyphis altisquamis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species: C. altisquamis
Binomial name
Cataglyphis altisquamis
(André, 1881)

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Palaearctic Region: Iran, Israel, Syrian Arab Republic.

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

  • altisquamis. Myrmecocystus altisquamis André, 1881b: 56, pl. 3, figs. 6, 7 (w.) SYRIA. André, 1882b: 171 (q.). Combination in Cataglyphis: Emery, 1925b: 264.



  • André, E. 1881c. Catalogue raisonné des Formicides provenant du voyage en Orient de M. Abeille de Perrin et description des espèces nouvelles. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (6)(1): 53-78 (page 56, pl. 3, figs. 6, 7 worker described)
  • André, E. 1882c. Les fourmis. [part]. Pp. 153-232 in: André, Edm. 1881-1886. Species des Hyménoptères d'Europe et d'Algérie. Tome Deuxième. Beaune: Edmond André, 919 + 48 pp. (page 171, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 264, Combination in Cataglyphis)