Desert runner ant (Cataglyphis niger)

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Desert runner ant fact file

Desert runner ant description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderHymenoptera
FamilyFormicidae
GenusCataglyphis (1)

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Desert runner ant status

This species has not yet been classified by the IUCN Red List.

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References

  1. ITIS (August, 2009)
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Desert runner ant with caterpillar prey  
Desert runner ant with caterpillar prey

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