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Species: Cataglyphis emmae   (Forel, 1909) 

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Cataglyphis emmae hoggarensis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Formica (Paraformica) emmae Forel, 1909k PDF: 381 (w.) ALGERIA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Délye, 1965a PDF: 52 (q.m.).
Combination in Proformica: Emery, 1912f PDF: 103; in Formica (Paraformica): Forel, 1915b PDF: 95; in Paraformica: Emery, 1925d PDF: 261; in Cataglyphis (Paraformica): Santschi, 1929b PDF: 30.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Cataglyphis emmae hoggarensis.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Desert, Cultives, 1 times found in dunes, 1 times found in shrubland (plains).

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Foraging, 1 times ex soil, 1 times dunes.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Hand.

Elevations: collected at 790 m

Type specimens: syntype of Cataglyphis emmae: casent0903290, casent0905715, casent0911097

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