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Species: Cataglyphis arenaria   Finzi, 1940 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Cataglyphis (Cataglyphis) albicans var. arenaria Finzi, 1940 PDF: 164 (w.) ALGERIA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Myrmecocystus albicans lividus arenaria Forel, 1909k PDF: 384; unavailable name (Agosti, 1990b PDF: 1498).].
Raised to species: Collingwood & Agosti, 1996 PDF: 378.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Algeria
    Asia: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in irrigated date and olive trees, 2 times found in date farm, 1 times found in dunes.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times ground forager(s), 1 times ground nest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 11 times water traps, 1 times light trap, 2 times pitfall traps.

Elevations: collected from 570 - 1990 meters, 700 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Cataglyphis arenaria: casent0911101

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