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Species: Cataglyphis mauritanica   (Emery, 1906) 

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See Also:

Cataglyphis mauritanica occidentalis, Cataglyphis mauritanica tonsilis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Myrmecocystus viaticus subsp. mauritanicus Emery, 1906f: 57, figs. 23, 26 (w.m.) TUNISIA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Cataglyphis: Emery, 1912f PDF: 98; in Cataglyphis (Monocombus): Santschi, 1929b PDF: 29.
Raised to species: Agosti, 1990b PDF: 1483.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in montane shrubland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ex soil.

Type specimens: Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Cataglyphis viatica mauritanica opaciventris: casent0912211

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