Cataglyphis livida (André, 1881)

Sharaf, Mostafa R., Abdel-Dayem, Mahmoud S., Al Dhafer, Hathal M. & Aldawood, Abdulrahman S., 2013, The ants (Hymenoptera: formicidae) of Rawdhat Khorim Nature Preserve, Saudi Arabia, with description of a new species of the genus Tetramorium Mayr, Zootaxa 3709 (6), pp. 565-580: 570-571

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3709.6.6

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:10D447D5-D5C0-409F-85FC-6E3E4619C487

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Cataglyphis livida (André, 1881)
status

 

Cataglyphis livida (André, 1881)  

Myrmecocystus albicans var. livida André, 1881: 58   . Combination in Cataglyphis: Wheeler & Mann, 1916:173   . Raised to species: Arnol'di, 1964: 1810.

This species is widely distributed from Egypt to Afghanistan ( Radchenko, 1997) and has been reported from all countries of the Arabian Peninsula ( Collingwood, 1985; Tigar and Collingwood, 1993; Collingwood and Agosti, 1996; Tigar and Osborne, 1999; Collingwood et al. 2011). Cataglyphis livida   is a common species at Rawdhat

Khorim. Populations increase in spring and peak in June. This species was found abundantly foraging on Acacia gerrardii Benth.  

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Cataglyphis

Loc

Cataglyphis livida (André, 1881)

Sharaf, Mostafa R., Abdel-Dayem, Mahmoud S., Al Dhafer, Hathal M. & Aldawood, Abdulrahman S. 2013
2013
Loc

Myrmecocystus albicans var. livida André, 1881: 58

Arnol'di, K. V. 1964: 1810
Wheeler, W. M. & Mann, W. M. 1916: 173
1916