Carebara melasolena

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Carebara melasolena
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. melasolena
Binomial name
Carebara melasolena
(Zhou & Zheng, 1997)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China (type locality).

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Carebara melasolena for further details

Biology

Carebara melasolena has been collected from leaf litter in primary forest.

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • melasolena. Pheidologeton melasolenus Zhou & Zheng, 1997b: 163, figs. 1-3 (s.w.) CHINA. Combination in Carebara: Fischer, Azorsa & Fisher, 2014: 72.

Description

References

  • Fischer, G., Azorsa, F. & Fisher, B.L. 2014. The ant genus Carebara Westwood (Hymenoptera, Formicidae): synonymisation of Pheidologeton Mayr under Carebara, establishment and revision of the C. polita species group. ZooKeys 438: 57–112.
  • Liu, C.; Guénard, B.; Hita Garcia, F.; Yamane, S.; Blanchard, B.; Yang, D.-R.; Economo, E. 2015. New records of ant species from Yunnan, China. ZooKeys 477:17-78.
  • Zhou, S.; Zheng, Z. 1997b. A taxonomic study on the ant genus Pheidologeton Mayr in Guangxi (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zool. Res. 18(2): 163-170 (page 163, figs. 1-3 soldier, worker described)