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Cataglyphis cugiai Menozzi

Cataglyphis cugiai Menozzi

return to listIran list {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Pakistan (Cataglyphis (Monocombus) cugiai n. sp. Menozzi, 1939a: 323, illustrated, worker & queen) Karakoram; Paju, 3500-3600 m, in oases of Salici and Tamerici, Punmah Valley (location not India as given by Bolton, 1995: 134) - no type images on Antweb (September 2017).

Cataglyphis cugiaiMennozi's (1904b) description is at - {original description}.

{Cataglyphis cugiai}The photomontage of a non-type determined by A Radchenko is collated from

Seemingly not listed by Paknia et al. (2008) and not matching the colur as described by Menozzi (1939a) The latter is: "mediae and minimiae intense brown, major castaneous (chestnut-coloured), mandibles, antennae, tibiae and tarsi yellowish

2017 - Brian Taylor CBiol FRSB FRES
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