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Species: Cataglyphis viatica   (Fabricius, 1787) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica viatica Fabricius, 1787 PDF: 308 (w.) SPAIN. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1861 PDF: 45 (q.m.).
Combination in Monocombus: Mayr, 1855 PDF: 382; in Myrmecocystus: Emery & Forel, 1879: 449; in Cataglyphis: Mayr, 1861 PDF: 45; Emery, 1912f PDF: 98; Santschi, 1919e PDF: 246; in Cataglyphis (Monocombus): Santschi, 1929b PDF: 29.
Senior synonym of Cataglyphis europaea: Emery, 1892c PDF: 161.


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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Cataglyphis viatica   Emery, C., 1877, Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte prima. Formiche provenienti dall Viaggio dei signori Antinori, Beccari e Issel nel Mar Rosso e nel paese de, Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria (Genova) 9, pp. 363-381: -1, (download) -1 3735
Cataglyphis viatica   Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 701, (download) 701 4445

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Ruderal, 1 times found in shrubland (plains), 1 times found in Olive trees.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times Foraging, 1 times ex soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 470 - 800 meters, 690 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1991-05-14 and 2017-05-26

Type specimens:

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