Cataglyphis livida bulgarica

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Cataglyphis livida bulgarica
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cataglyphis livida)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species: Cataglyphis livida bulgarica
Atanassov, 1982

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Cataglyphis livida.


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

  • bulgarica. Cataglyphis (Cataglyphis) livida subsp. bulgarica Atanassov, 1982: 213, fig. 4 (w.q.) BULGARIA. See also: Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 293. Junior synonym of livida: Radchenko, 1997c: 428.


  • Atanassov, N. 1982. Neue Ameisen aus den Gattungen Messor und Cataglyphis (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) für die Fauna Bulgariens. Waldhygiene 14: 209-214 (page 213, fig. 4 worker, queen described)
  • Atanassov, N.; Dlussky, G. M. 1992. Fauna of Bulgaria. Hymenoptera, Formicidae. Fauna Bûlg. 22: 1-310 (page 293, see also)
  • Radchenko, A. G. 1997e. Review of ants of the genus Cataglyphis Foerster (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of Asia. Entomol. Obozr. 76: 424-442 (page 428, Junior synonym of lividus)