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Species: Cataglyphis cursor   (Fonscolombe, 1846) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Formica cursor Fonscolombe, 1846: 41 (w.m.) FRANCE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1861 PDF: 45 (w.q.m.).
Combination in Cataglyphis: Mayr, 1861 PDF: 45; Emery, 1912f PDF: 99; Emery, 1916a PDF: 267; Emery, 1925d PDF: 263; in Myrmecocystus: Emery & Forel, 1879: 449; in Myrmecocystus (Cataglyphis): Karavaiev, 1924 PDF: 301; in Cataglyphis (Monocombus): Santschi, 1929b PDF: 29.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Cataglyphis cursor aterrima, Cataglyphis cursor cretica, Cataglyphis cursor rockingeri.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: France
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Ruderal.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Open nest in ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 600 meters, 261 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Cataglyphis cursor: casent0913667



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