Cataglyphis semitonsa

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Cataglyphis semitonsa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species: C. semitonsa
Binomial name
Cataglyphis semitonsa
Santschi, 1929

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Collingwood and Agosti (1996) - SI 94-95. This Middle Eastern species has a red head and pronotum with the body progressively darkening posteriorly.

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Saudi Arabia.
Palaearctic Region: Algeria (type locality), Iran, Jordan.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • semitonsa. Cataglyphis albicans var. semitonsa Santschi, 1929b: 61 (w.) ALGERIA. [First available use of Cataglyphis albicans st. vaucheri var. semitonsa Santschi, 1926e: 236; unavailable name.] Raised to species: Collingwood, 1985: 291.

Description

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