Cataglyphis emeryi

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

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Specimen Labels


Pashaei Rad et al. (2018) found this species in Iran on the ground in a village in a moderate rainfall, montane area.


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

Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

  • emeryi. Myrmecocystus emeryi Karavaiev, 1910b: 34, figs. 11-13 (w.q.m.) KAZAKHSTAN. Combination in Cataglyphis: Emery, 1912f: 103; in C. (Monocombus): Santschi, 1929b: 30. Senior synonym of deserta, pilosulus: Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 151; of abdominalis, karavaiewi: Radchenko, 1997c: 439.
  • karavaiewi. Cataglyphis karavaiewi Santschi, 1925g: 354 (w.) RUSSIA. Subspecies of emeryi: Santschi, 1929b: 37. Junior synonym of emeryi: Radchenko, 1997c: 439.
  • deserta. Proformica deserta Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1926a: 73, figs. 12-15 (w.) KAZAKHSTAN. Collingwood, 1961a: 67 (m.); Collingwood, 1962: 222 (q.). Junior synonym of emeryi: Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 151.
  • pilosulus. Cataglyphis pilosulus Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1926a: 71, figs. 1-5 (w.) KAZAKHSTAN. Junior synonym of emeryi: Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 151.
  • abdominalis. Cataglyphis (Monocombus) emeryi var. abdominalis Santschi, 1929b: 37 (w.) TURKMENIA. Junior synonym of emeryi: Radchenko, 1997c: 439.