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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Specimen Labels

Pashaei Rad et al. (2018) found this species in Iran on the ground in a forest with moderate rainfall.

Identification

Distribution

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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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • longipedem. Formica longipedem Eichwald, 1841: 224 (w.) TURKMENISTAN (“Hab. in arenosis Krasnowodskiensibus”).
    • [Misspelled as longipedum by Donisthorpe, 1941k: 240.]
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Donisthorpe, 1941k: 240.
    • Status as species: Kolossov, 1932: 118; Bolton, 1995b: 136; Bharti, Guénard, et al. 2016: 27.
    • Synonym of turcomanica: Kolossov, 1932: 118; Agosti, 1990b: 1490.
    • [Note: Kolossov, and Agosti, give turcomanica as senior synonym, but longipedem has priority.]
    • Senior synonym of turcomanica: Bolton, 1995b: 136.
    • Synonym of setipes: Radchenko, 1997c: 435.
    • [Note: Radchenko gives setipes as senior synonym, but longipedem has priority.]
    • Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Cataglyphis: Wachkoo & Bharti, 2015a: 2 (in text; attributed to Radchenko & Tinaut, unpublished).

Type Material

Pashaei Rad et al., (2018): Type location Turkmenistan (Eichwald gave Krasnowodsk, or Krasnovodsk, but now Türkmenbaşy, which once was in Russia).

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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