Cataglyphis cinnamomea

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Cataglyphis cinnamomea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species: C. cinnamomea
Binomial name
Cataglyphis cinnamomea
(Karavaiev, 1910)

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Specimen Labels


Collingwood and Agosti (1996) - SI 91.7. This is a deep brown, rather sculptured species with a more rounded narrower petiole compared with Cataglyphis albicans.


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates.
Palaearctic Region: Afghanistan, Iran, Russian Federation (type locality), 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.

  • cinnamomea. Myrmecocystus albicans subsp. cinnamomeus Karavaiev, 1910a: 269 (w.) RUSSIA. [Also described as new, as Myrmecocystus albicans subsp. viaticoides var. cinnamomea Karavaiev, 1910b: 37; unavailable name.] Combination in Cataglyphis: Emery, 1925b: 263. Raised to species: Pisarski, 1967: 418; Arnol'di, 1968: 1815.