Cataglyphis longipedem

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Cataglyphis longipedem
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species: C. longipedem
Binomial name
Cataglyphis longipedem
(Eichwald, 1841)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India.
Palaearctic Region: Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan (type locality), Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • longipedem. Formica longipedem Eichwald, 1841: 224 (w.) KAZAKHSTAN. Senior synonym of turcomanica: Kolossov, 1932: 118; Agosti, 1990b: 1490 [Agosti repeats the synonymy but incorrectly gives turcomanica seniority. Radchenko, 1997c: 435, places longipedem as a junior synonym of setipes, but longipedem has priority.] revived
  • turcomanica. Cataglyphis bicolor var. turcomanica Crawley, 1920b: 177 (w.) TURKMENIA. [First available use of Myrmecocystus viaticus subsp. desertorum var. turcomanica Emery, 1898c: 147; unavailable name.] Combination in Cataglyphis: Emery, 1925b: 266. Subspecies of setipes: Arnol'di, 1964: 1805; Pisarski, 1967: 418. Junior synonym of setipes: Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 155; Radchenko, 1997c: 435; of longipedem: Kolossov, 1932: 118; Agosti, 1990b: 1490.
  • dschambulica. Cataglyphis setipes subsp. dschambulica Tarbinsky, 1976: 200 (w.) KYRGYZSTAN. Junior synonym of setipes: Radchenko, 1997c: 435.



  • Agosti, D. 1990b. Review and reclassification of Cataglyphis (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). J. Nat. Hist. 2 24: 1457-1505 (page 1490, Senior synonym of turcomanica)
  • Eichwald, E. 1841. Fauna Caspio-Caucasia nonnullis observationibus novis. Nouv. Mém. Soc. Imp. Nat. Mosc. 7: 1-290 (page 224, worker described)
  • Kolossov, J. 1932. Synonymische u. systematische Bemerkungen über palaearctische Insekten. Entomol. Nachrichtenbl. Troppau 6: 115-118 (page 118, Senior synonym of turcomanica)