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Species: Cataglyphis piliscapa   (Forel, 1901) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Myrmecocystus (Cataglyphis) cursor var. piliscapa Forel, 1901m PDF: 66 (w.) FRANCE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Cataglyphis (Monocombus): Santschi, 1929b PDF: 36.
[Misspelled as Cataglyphis pilicornis: Santschi, 1932e PDF: 73.].
Raised to species: Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b PDF: 285 (in key).
Senior synonym of Cataglyphis tibialis: Agosti, 1990b PDF: 1482.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Dry sandy soil, Pinus. 20M from shore, 2 times found in littoral vegetation, 2 times found in Mediterranean open bush, 1 times found in Encinar (Dehesa).

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times Foraging, 2 times ex soil, 1 times Sobre encina, 1 times Nest under stone.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 365 meters, 81 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Cataglyphis piliscapa: casent0911106; syntype of Cataglyphis tibialis: casent0915375; syntype of Cataglyphis tibialis: casent0912222

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