Carebara nana

AntWiki - Where Ant Biologists Share Their Knowledge
Jump to: navigation, search
Carebara nana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. nana
Binomial name
Carebara nana
(Roger, 1863)

Pheidologeton nanus casent0906202 p 1 high.jpg

Pheidologeton nanus casent0906202 d 1 high.jpg

Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India, Sri Lanka (type locality).

Distribution based on specimens

Loading map...

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


Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • nana. Pheidologeton nanus Roger, 1863a: 191 (s.w.q.) SRI LANKA.
    • Combination in Carebara: Fischer, et al. 2014: 72.
    • Status as species: Roger, 1863b: 30; Mayr, 1863: 442; Smith, F. 1871a: 332; Dalla Torre, 1893: 73; Emery, 1893f: 243; Mayr, 1897: 429; Emery, 1901f: 120; Forel, 1903a: 691; Bingham, 1903: 165; Forel, 1908a: 3; Forel, 1911i: 220; Bolton, 1995b: 333.

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.
  • Mayr, G. 1897. Formiciden aus Ceylon und Singapur. Természetr. Füz. 20: 420-436 (page 429, see also)
  • Roger, J. 1863a. Die neu aufgeführten Gattungen und Arten meines Formiciden-Verzeichnisses nebst Ergänzung einiger früher gegebenen Beschreibungen. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7: 131-214 (page 191, soldier, worker, queen described)