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Species: Cataglyphis velox   Santschi, 1929 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Cataglyphis viatica var. velox Santschi, 1929b PDF: 30, figs. 6, 34 (w.) SPAIN. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Tinaut, 1990c PDF: 54 (q.m.).
Junior synonym of Cataglyphis viatica: Collingwood, 1979 PDF: 73.
Revived from synonymy and raised to species: Tinaut, 1990c PDF: 52.

Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in Pinus halepensis+pistacea lentiscus, 1 times found in Campo de labranza, 1 times found in field near forest, 1 times found in montane shrubland, 1 times found in Ruderal, 1 times found in stony meadow.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times Nbp, 2 times foraging on the ground, 1 times Vuelo nupcial, 1 times nido abierto, 1 times ex soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times Hand, 2 times search.

Elevations: collected from 26 - 2250 meters, 522 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Cataglyphis velox: casent0912234; paralectotype of Cataglyphis velox: casent0912235



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