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Genus: Cataglyphis   Foerster, 1850 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 98 valid species, 18 valid subspecies

Cataglyphis Foerster, 1850b: 493. Type-species: Cataglyphis fairmairei, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Cataglyphis as junior synonym of Formica: Smith, 1858a PDF: 1.
[Note: Mayr, 1863a PDF: 402, and Roger, 1863b PDF: 12, give Cataglyphis as senior synonym, but Myrmecocystus has priority.]
Cataglyphis as genus: Foerster, 1850b: 493; Roger, 1863b PDF: 12; Mayr, 1861 PDF: 44; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 402; Mayr, 1865 PDF: 8; Mayr, 1870b PDF: 952; Dours, 1873 PDF: 166; Wheeler, 1913a PDF: 78; Wheeler, 1922: 945; Emery, 1925d PDF: 261; subsequent authors.
Cataglyphis as senior synonym of Paraformica: Brown, 1973b PDF: 183 [provisional]; Agosti, 1990b PDF: 1462; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 18; Agosti, 1994b PDF: 103; Bolton, 1995b: 23; Bolton, 2003 PDF: 127.
Genus Cataglyphis catalogues
Mayr, 1863a PDF: 402; Roger, 1863b PDF: 12; Emery & Forel, 1879 PDF: 449 (Europe, as Myrmecocystus); Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 216 (as part of Myrmecocystus); Wheeler, 1922: 945 (Afrotropical); Emery, 1925d PDF: 260, 261, 266 (Paraformica, Cataglyphis, Cataglyphis (Machaeromyrma)); Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 197, 203 (Asia); Agosti, 1990b PDF: 1480; Bolton, 1995b: 135; Fisher & Bolton, 2016: 239 (Afrotropical checklist).
Genus Cataglyphis references
Mayr, 1861 PDF: 44 (diagnosis, Europe species key); Mayr, 1865 PDF: 8 (diagnosis); André, 1874b: 181 (Europe species key); Forel, 1878c PDF: 372 (diagnosis); André, 1882c PDF: 166 (Europe, Algeria species key); Nasonov, 1889: 60 (Russia species key); Bingham, 1903 PDF: 312 (diagnosis); Ruzsky, 1905b: 426 (Russian Empire species key); Emery, 1906f PDF: 60 (Palaearctic species (as Myrmecocystus), key); Wheeler, 1922: 699 (subgenera key); Emery, 1925d PDF: 260, 261, 266 (Paraformica, Cataglyphis, Cataglyphis (Machaeromyrma) diagnoses); Santschi, 1929b PDF: 56 (all species key); Menozzi, 1933b PDF: 86 (Israel species key); Kratochvíl, 1941b PDF: 108 (Central Europe species key); Bernard, 1967a PDF: 280 (diagnosis); Tarbinsky, 1976 PDF: 197 (Kyrghyzstan species key); Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 554 (former European U.S.S.R. species key); Collingwood, 1978 PDF: 92 (Iberian Peninsula species key); Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b PDF: 284 (Balkans species key); Collingwood, 1985 PDF: 284 (Saudi Arabia species key); Agosti, 1990b PDF: 1457 (review of genus, diagnosis, species groups key); Dlussky et al., 1990 PDF: 146 (Turkmenistan species key); Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 292 (Bulgaria species key); Agosti, 1994b PDF: 103 (diagnosis, review of genus); Arakelian, 1994 PDF: 103 (Armenia species key); Bolton, 1994: 50 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1048 (census); Collingwood & Agosti, 1996 PDF: 375 (Saudi Arabia species key); Seifert, 1996b: 179 (Central Europe species key); Collingwood & Prince, 1998: 28 (Portugal species key); Radchenko, 1998a: 502 (Asia species key); Radchenko, 2001: 885 (phylogeny); Chang & He, 2002b PDF: 62 (northwest China species key); Bolton, 2003 PDF: 126 (synopsis); Seifert, 2007: 159 (North and Central Europe species key); Cagniant, 2009 PDF: 44 (Morocco species key); Sharaf et al., 2015 10.3897/zookeys.545.6308 PDF: 107 (Cataglyphis pallida group key); Wachkoo & Bharti, 2015a 10.3897/BDJ.3.e4447 PDF: 9 (India species key); Ionescu & Eyer, 2016 PDF: 129 (Israel Cataglyphis bicolor group species key); Fisher & Bolton, 2016: 237 (diagnosis); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 153 (brief male diagnosis); Khalili-Moghadam et al., 2021 doi: 10.3897/zookeys.1009.59205 PDF: 23 (Iran species, modified key); Salata et al., 2021 10.3897/zookeys.1010.58348 PDF: 120 (diagnosis, key to Cataglyphis livida complex); Borowiec & Salata, 2022 PDF: 137 (diagnosis), 138 (key to Greece species).
// Distribution

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Algeria, Burkina Faso, Canary Islands, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Senegal, Sudan, Tunisia
    Asia: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, China, Georgia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Mongolia, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Yemen
    Europe: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Gibraltar, Greece, Italy, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Ukraine
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Indomalaya, Palearctic
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):
    Afrotropical, Indomalaya, Palearctic

Biology:

Ant Behavior

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Cataglyphis   Förster, A., 1850, Eine Centurie neuer Hymenopteren. Zweite Dekade., Verhandlungen des Naturhistorischen Vereins de Preussischen Rheinlande, Westfalens u. des Regierungsbezirks Osnabruck 7, pp. 485-500: 485-500, (download) 485-500 4999
Cataglyphis   Kuznetzov-Ugamskij, N. N., 1928, Beiträge zur Ameisenfauna Mittelasiens. I. Die Gattung Proformica Ruzsky, 1903., Zoologischer Anzeiger 75, pp. 7-23: 7-23, (download) 7-23 4747
Cataglyphis   Mohamed, S., Zalat, S. & Fadl, H., 2001, Taxonomy of ant species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) collected by pitfall traps from Sinai and Delta region, Egypt., Egyptian Journal of Natural History 3, pp. 40-61: 44-45, (download) 44-45 21622


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