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Southwest Europe, Greece, Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Caucasus
Usually associated with sandy soils. Active during midday, even at very high temperatures. Nesting in dry stony habitats.
North and South Iran
Det.. Collingwood, Radchenko
MENOZZI (1927), ALIPANAH & al. (2000), ARDEH (1994), p, ZMGU
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 pine forest and roadsides, 1 times found in anthropogenic, 1 times found in roadsides, 1 times found in village, 1 times found in beach with deciduous trees, 1 times found in clay wasteland, 1 times found in xerothermous, open, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 8 times on ground, 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times on road, 1 times on concrete, 1 times ground foraging, 1 times small embankment, 1 times sandy path, 1 times on sandy path.
Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times water traps, 4 times search, 1 times light trap, 1 times Hand.
Elevations: collected from 1 - 900 meters, 229 meters average
Collect Date Range: collected between 1930-06-24 and 2019-07-19
Type specimens: paratype of Cataglyphis noda caucasicola: casent0903291; syntype of Cataglyphis bicolor rufiventris: casent0905722, casent0911116; syntype of Cataglyphis rössleri: casent0912216, casent0912217; syntype of Myrmecocystus viaticus orientalis: casent0911115; 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