Cataglyphis rubra ( Forel, 1903 )

Sharaf, Mostafa R., Wetterer, James K., Mohamed, Amr A. & Aldawood, Abdulrahman S., 2022, Faunal composition, diversity, and distribution of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Dhofar Governorate, Oman, with updated list of the Omani species and remarks on zoogeography, European Journal of Taxonomy 838 (1), pp. 1-106 : 21

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2022.838.1925

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:D495BCAE-9E03-4424-A01B-87F1CEB16B9C

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7094367

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/1461EC42-FF84-FFAC-FDCB-057C1313FB53

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Felipe

scientific name

Cataglyphis rubra ( Forel, 1903 )
status

 

Cataglyphis rubra ( Forel, 1903)

Fig. 12 View Fig

Myrmecocystus albicans r. ruber Forel, 1903: 268 (w) Algeria. Palearctic.

Diagnosis

Head, mesosoma, petiole red, gaster brown; posterior margin of head with 6–10 straight, erect setae; petiole in profile low, with a flat dorsal surface sloping forward, in profile with node longer than high; propodeal dorsum making a blunt obtuse angle with declivity; mesosoma and petiole with pale appressed pubescence.

Material examined

This species was not collected during the present study.

Ecological and biological notes

Noted as a desert species by Moradloo et al. (2015).

Geographic range

Cataglyphis rubra was originally described from Algeria and is widely distributed throughout North Africa from the Atlas Mountains to Sinai Peninsula ( Collingwood 1985; Collingwood & Agosti 1996). It is also recorded from Oman ( Collingwood 1985), and UAE ( Collingwood et al. 2011). This species has been recorded from Dhofar by Collingwood (1985).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Cataglyphis

Loc

Cataglyphis rubra ( Forel, 1903 )

Sharaf, Mostafa R., Wetterer, James K., Mohamed, Amr A. & Aldawood, Abdulrahman S. 2022
2022
Loc

Myrmecocystus albicans r. ruber

Forel A. 1903: 268
1903