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SUBFAMILY FORMICINAE - Genus Cataglyphis - Cataglyphis pallidus Mayr
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Cataglyphis pallidus Mayr

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Turkestan (Cataglyphis pallida, Mayr, 1877: 9, worker & male; Karavaiev, 1910b: 25, queen, see Santschi (1929b: 29) - see below.


{Cataglyphis pallidus}Mayr's (1877) description is at {original description}. Karaviev's (1910b) illustrated description of the worker, sexual forms and biological notes is at {original description}.


{Cataglyphis pallidus} Egypt record - reported by Emery (1877b) as collected at Kantara, Suez, by Issel. We surmise that this was an erroneous report of the C. bombycinus minor, which also is pale


{Cataglyphis pallidus}Egypt records - none. The photomontage of the type worker is collated fromt http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0911112

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