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Species: Cataglyphis savignyi   (Dufour, 1862) 


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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.

Distribution:


Afrotropical Region: Africa, Senegal, Western Africa
Indomalaya Region: Asia
Palearctic Region: Drâa-Tafilalet, Egypt, Israel, Kairouan, Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra, Libya, Morocco, Northern Africa, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Southern, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Western Asia

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 desert, 1 times found in sand dunes.

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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