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Species: Cataglyphis savignyi   (Dufour, 1862) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Formica savignyi Dufour, 1862 PDF: 141 (w.m.) EGYPT. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Revived from synonymy: Billen, 1989 PDF: 301; Agosti, 1990b PDF: 1490.
Senior synonym of Cataglyphis desertorum: Cagniant, 2009 PDF: 51.
See also: Wehner et al., 1994 PDF: 163.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
    Asia: Israel, Saudi Arabia
    Europe: Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Ruderal, 3 times found in Cultives, 2 times found in Desert, Cultives, 2 times found in Ruderal, Cultives, 1 times found in sand dunes, 1 times found in desert.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times Foraging, 1 times Nest, 1 times ex soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 790 - 1790 meters, 1268 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Cataglyphis savignyi: casent0912229; syntype of Formica savignyi: casent0915501

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