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Species: Cataglyphis albicans   (Roger, 1859) 

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See Also:

Cataglyphis albicans fezzanensis, Cataglyphis albicans franchettii, Cataglyphis albicans kairuana, Cataglyphis albicans opaca, Cataglyphis albicans targuia

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 5 valid subspecies

Formica albicans Roger, 1859 PDF: 235 (w.) NORTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

André, 1882c PDF: 174 (m.); Forel, 1894d PDF: 11 (q.); Santschi, 1921d PDF: 76 (gynandromorph).
Combination in Cataglyphis: Mayr, 1862 PDF: 701; Santschi, 1912c PDF: 149; Menozzi, 1922c PDF: 332; Santschi, 1929b PDF: 37; in Myrmecocystus: Emery, 1891c: 17; in Myrmecocystus (Cataglyphis): Karavaiev, 1924 PDF: 305.
Revived status as species: André, 1882c PDF: 168; Emery, 1891c: 17; Emery, 1906f: 51.
Senior synonym of Cataglyphis armena: Radchenko, 1997e PDF: 425.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Morocco
    Asia: Armenia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Palearctic

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collect Date Range: collected between 1960-06-23 and 1983-04-10

Type specimens: paratype of Cataglyphis albicans armena: casent0903292

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