Current View: All Antweb
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb


To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print: . Accessed

· For web:

Species: Cataglyphis savignyi   (Dufour, 1862) 

Download Data

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

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.


Afrotropical Region: Senegal
Palearctic Region: Egypt, Israel, Kairouan, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in desert, 1 times found in sand dunes.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex soil.

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

See something amiss? Send us an email.
Enlarge Map