Cataglyphis isis

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Cataglyphis isis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species group: bicolor
Species: C. isis
Binomial name
Cataglyphis isis
(Forel, 1913)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates.
Palaearctic Region: Egypt (type locality), Iraq, Israel.

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.

  • isis. Myrmecocystus (Cataglyphis) diehlii var. isis Forel, 1913d: 434 (w.) EGYPT. [First available use of Myrmecocystus viaticus subsp. diehlii var. isis Forel, 1909e: 385; unavailable name.] Combination in Cataglyphis: Emery, 1925b: 265. Subspecies of diehlii: Pisarski, 1965: 421. Raised to species: Collingwood, 1985: 288. Senior synonym of protuberata: Radchenko, 1997c: 431; Radchenko, 1998: 505 (in key).
  • protuberata. Cataglyphis bicolor var. protuberata Crawley, 1920b: 177 (w.) IRAQ. Subspecies of bicolor: Santschi, 1929b: 53. Junior synonym of isis: Radchenko, 1997c: 431.