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Species: Cataglyphis hispanica   (Emery, 1906) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Myrmecocystus viaticus subsp. hispanica Emery, 1906f: 57 (w.) SPAIN. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Tinaut, 1991a PDF: 218 (q.m.).
[First available use of Myrmecocystus viaticus niger hispanica Forel, 1903e PDF: 267; unavailable name.].
Combination in Cataglyphis: Santschi, 1919e PDF: 246; in Cataglyphis (Monocombus): Santschi, 1929b PDF: 29.
Raised to species: Santschi, 1929b PDF: 54.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Portugal, Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Encinar (Dehesa), 2 times found in Ruderal, 1 times found in open, 1 times found in shrubland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times Foraging, 1 times Sobre encina, 1 times nido, 1 times nbp, 1 times foraging on the ground, 1 times ex soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times Hand, 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 365 - 920 meters, 659 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Cataglyphis hispanicus: casent0911119; syntype of Cataglyphis viatica hispanica: casent0903288; syntype of Cataglyphis viaticus hispanicus nigroides: casent0912203

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