Carebara africana

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Carebara africana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. africana
Binomial name
Carebara africana
(Forel, 1910)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Botswana (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • africana. Aeromyrma africana Forel, 1910f: 15 (s.) BOTSWANA. Combination in Oligomyrmex (Aeromyrma): Emery, 1924d: 216; in Carebara: Fernández, 2004a: 235.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1924f [1922]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [concl.]. Genera Insectorum 174C: 207-397 (page 216, Combination in Oligomyrmex (Aeromyrma))
  • Fernández, F. 2004a. The American species of the myrmicine ant genus Carebara Westwood (Hymentoptera: Formicidae). Caldasia 26(1): 191-238 (page 235, Combination in Carebara)
  • Forel, A. 1910e. Zoologische und anthropologische Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise im westlichen und zentralen Südafrika ausgeführt in den Jahren 1903-1905 von Dr. Leonhard Schultze. Vierter Band. Systematik und Tiergeographie. D) Formicidae. Denkschr. M (page 15, soldier worker described)