Cataglyphis foreli

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Cataglyphis foreli
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species: C. foreli
Binomial name
Cataglyphis foreli
(Ruzsky, 1903)

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Specimen Labels

Pashaei Rad et al. (2018) found this species in Iran on the ground in a field in a low rainfall area.



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: 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.

  • foreli. Myrmecocystus foreli Ruzsky, 1903a: 36 (w.) RUSSIA. Arnol'di, 1964: 1803 (q.m.). Combination in Cataglyphis: Emery, 1912f: 104; in C. (Monocombus): Santschi, 1929b: 29. Subspecies of altisquamis: Forel, 1904b: 382. Revived status as species: Emery, 1912f: 104; Arnol'di, 1964: 1812; Pisarski, 1967: 418.