Carebara lucida

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Carebara lucida
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. lucida
Binomial name
Carebara lucida
(Santschi, 1917)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Zimbabwe (type locality).

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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.

  • lucida. Oligomyrmex (Aeromyrma) lucidus Santschi, 1917b: 284 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Combination in Aeromyrma: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 882; in Oligomyrmex: Ettershank, 1966: 124; in Carebara: Fernández, 2004a: 235.

Description

References

  • Ettershank, G. 1966. A generic revision of the world Myrmicinae related to Solenopsis and Pheidologeton (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 14: 73-171 (page 124, Combination in Oligomyrmex)
  • 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)
  • Santschi, F. 1917b [1916]. Fourmis nouvelles de la Colonie du Cap, du Natal et de Rhodesia. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 85: 279-296 (page 284, worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 882, Combination in Aeromyrma)