Cataglyphis vaucheri

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Cataglyphis vaucheri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species: C. vaucheri
Binomial name
Cataglyphis vaucheri
(Emery, 1906)

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Specimen Labels


Collingwood and Agosti (1996) - SI 99-100. This black species is distinguished from Cataglyphis albicans by the reduced sculpture. The head, which is wider relative to the promesonotum compared with C albicans, is brilliant and the alitrunk has very superficial sculpture.


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Morocco (type locality), Oman.

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.

  • vaucheri. Myrmecocystus albicans subsp. vaucheri Emery, 1906d: 54, fig. 17 (w.) MOROCCO. Combination in Cataglyphis: Emery, 1925b: 263. Raised to species: Collingwood & Agosti, 1996: 383.