Cataglyphis pallida

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Cataglyphis pallida
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species: C. pallida
Binomial name
Cataglyphis pallida
Mayr, 1877

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Specimen Labels


A member of the C. pallida-group as defined by Agosti (1990).

Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Afghanistan, China, Kazakhstan (type locality), Kyrgyzstan, Russian Federation, 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.

  • pallida. Cataglyphis pallida Mayr, 1877: 9 (w.m.) KAZAKHSTAN. Karavaiev, 1910b: 25 (q.). [Redescribed in Latin: Mayr, 1880: 28.] Combination in Myrmecocystus: Emery, 1898c: 126; in Cataglyphis: Emery, 1912f: 103; in C. (Monocombus): Santschi, 1929b: 29.