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Species: Cataglyphis nodus   (Brullé, 1833) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Formica nodus Brullé, 1833 PDF: 326, pl. 48, fig. 1 (w.) GREECE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Cataglyphis: Mayr, 1861 PDF: 44
[Misspelled as nuda by Santschi, 1929b PDF: 50 (in text); Santschi, 1933b PDF: 108.]
[Misspelled as nobus by Arnol'di, 1948a PDF: 212 (in list).]
Combination in Myrmecocystus: Emery & Forel, 1879 PDF: 449.
Junior synonym of Cataglyphis viatica: Roger, 1861b PDF: 163; Mayr, 1861 PDF: 44 (in key); Mayr, 1863a PDF: 402; Roger, 1863b PDF: 12; André, 1874c: 202 (in list); Emery & Forel, 1879 PDF: 449; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 218.
Subspecies of Cataglyphis bicolor: Emery, 1925d PDF: 265; Soudek, 1925b PDF: 15; Santschi, 1926f PDF: 290; Menozzi, 1927e PDF: 119; Finzi, 1928c PDF: 791; Menozzi, 1929f: 128; Santschi, 1929b PDF: 43; Santschi, 1929c PDF: 106; Finzi, 1930d PDF: 317; Santschi, 1931a: 13; Santschi, 1932c PDF: 520; Menozzi, 1932e PDF: 454; Santschi, 1933b PDF: 108; Menozzi, 1933b PDF: 86; Santschi, 1934d PDF: 281; Grandi, 1935 PDF: 104; Zimmermann, 1935 PDF: 54; Finzi, 1936 PDF: 192; Santschi, 1936c PDF: 210; Menozzi, 1936b PDF: 305; Finzi, 1939c PDF: 160; Santschi, 1939c PDF: 7; Menozzi, 1940a PDF: 271; Finzi, 1940 PDF: 165; Arnol'di, 1948a PDF: 212 (in list); Bernard, 1948 PDF: 162; Bernard, 1950c PDF: 292; Donisthorpe, 1950e PDF: 1065; Bernard, 1953a PDF: 199; Délye, 1960 PDF: 261; Hamann & Klemm, 1967 PDF: 419; Cagniant, 1970c PDF: 30.
Status as species: Arnol'di, 1964 PDF: 1802; Pisarski, 1965 PDF: 421; Aktaç, 1977 PDF: 128; Collingwood, 1985 PDF: 290; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a PDF: 59; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b PDF: 284 (in key); Agosti, 1990b PDF: 1489; Dlussky et al., 1990 PDF: 153; Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 291; Collingwood, 1993b PDF: 195; Arakelian, 1994 PDF: 108; Bolton, 1995b: 136; Radchenko, 1997e PDF: 433; Gallé et al., 1998: 217; Radchenko, 1998a: 505 (in key); Csosz & Markó, 2005 PDF: 234; Bračko, 2006 PDF: 146; Markó et al., 2006 PDF: 67; Petrov, 2006 PDF: 110 (in key); Werner & Wiezik, 2007 PDF: 143; Gratiashvili & Barjadze, 2008 PDF: 132; Paknia et al., 2008 PDF: 154; Lush, 2009 10.1080/09397140.2009.10638357: 116; Lapeva-Gjonova et al., 2010 PDF: 58; Collingwood et al., 2011 PDF: 462; Csosz et al., 2011 PDF: 59; Legakis, 2011 PDF: 34; Karaman, 2011b PDF: 75; Borowiec & Salata, 2012 PDF: 486; Kiran & Karaman, 2012 PDF: 9; Borowiec & Salata, 2013 PDF: 383; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 58; Bračko et al., 2014 PDF: 19; Lebas et al., 2016: 164; Borowiec & Salata, 2018a 10.5281/zenodo.1481802 PDF: 5; Salata & Borowiec, 2018c 10.5281/zenodo.2199191 PDF: 44; Seifert, 2018: 298; Khalili-Moghadam et al., 2019 10.2478/pjen-2019-0013 PDF: 169.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Tunisia
    Asia: Armenia, Georgia, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan
    Europe: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Slovakia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Southwest Europe, Greece, Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Caucasus

Biology:

Usually associated with sandy soils. Active during midday, even at very high temperatures. Nesting in dry stony habitats.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Paknia, O., Radchenko, A. & Alipanah, H., 2008, A preliminary checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Iran., Myrmecologische Nachrichten 11, pp. 151-159

Cataglyphis nodusHNS (Brulle, 1833)

North and South Iran

Cataglyphis bicolor var. nodus MenozziHNS (1927).

Det.. Collingwood, Radchenko

MENOZZI (1927), ALIPANAH & al. (2000), ARDEH (1994), p, ZMGU

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in pine forest, 1 times found in banana field next to dry steam, 1 times found in wadi, dry sandy riverbed, 1 times found in clay wasteland, 1 times found in deciduous forest, 1 times found in from sand dunes, 1 times found in mountain village, 1 times found in pastures with shrubs, 1 times found in pine forest and roadsides, 1 times found in roadsides, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 8 times on ground, 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times small embankment, 1 times sandy path, 1 times on sandy path, 1 times on road, 1 times on concrete.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times water traps, 3 times search, 1 times light trap.

Elevations: collected from 1 - 735 meters, 199 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1930-06-24 00:00:00.0 and 2019-07-19 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: paratype of Cataglyphis nodus caucasicola: casent0903291; syntype of Cataglyphis bicolor rufiventris: casent0905722, casent0911116; syntype of Myrmecocystus viaticus orientalis: casent0911115; syntype of unpublished name: Cataglyphis rossleri: casent0912216, casent0912217; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Cataglyphis bicolor nodus assyria: casent0912218; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Cataglyphis bicolor nodus drusa: casent0912219; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Cataglyphis bicolor nodus helladica: casent0912220



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