Contents Miscellaneous ants - Iran
SUBFAMILY FORMICINAE - Genus Cataglyphis
Cataglyphis protuberatus Crawley

Cataglyphis protuberatus Crawley

return to listIran list {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Iran (Cataglyphis bicolor F, var. protuberatus var. nov., Crawley, 1920b: 177, worker; raised to species, C. protuberatus, as = C. isis Forel by Radchenko, 1998: in key) Amara, 1918, Evans; see below.

On balance, however, the head shape in full face view (squarer with an apparent indentation on the clypeal margin), the petiole shape being narrower in profile and the geographical distribution combine to suggest that, although seemingly related, C. protuberatus and C. isis from Egypt are separtae species.


Cataglyphis protuberatus as isisCrawley's (1920b) description is at {original description}. See Radchenko's (1998) English key right.


{Cataglyphis protuberatus}The photomontage of a cotype worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0911117.


{Cataglyphis protuberatus}The photomontage of a worker from Abeshkur, Iran, collector O Paknia, identifier Radchenko (as C. isis), is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=antweb1008061. Note: Not listed by Paknia et al (2008)


{Cataglyphis isis}The photomontage of the type worker of Cataglyphis isis is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0249889.

2017 - Brian Taylor CBiol FRSB FRES
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