Carebara capreola

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Carebara capreola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. capreola
Binomial name
Carebara capreola
(Wheeler, W.M., 1927)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Vietnam (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: China.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • capreola. Oligomyrmex (Hendecatella) capreolus Wheeler, W.M. 1927h: 93, fig. 5 (s.w.m.) VIETNAM. Combination in Carebara: Fernández, 2004a: 235. Current subspecies: nominal plus laeviceps.



  • 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)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1927h. Ants collected by Professor F. Silvestri in Indochina. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 20: 83-106 (page 93, fig. 5 soldier, worker, male described)