Carebara pumilia

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Carebara pumilia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. pumilia
Binomial name
Carebara pumilia
Fischer, Azorsa & Fisher, 2014

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Mozambique (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: China.

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Carebara pumilia 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.

  • nanus. Oligomyrmex (Aeromyrma) nanus Santschi, 1919a: 338, fig. 3 (s.w.) MOZAMBIQUE.
    • [Junior secondary homonym of Pheidologeton nanus Roger, 1863a: 191.]
    • Combination in Aeromyrma: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 882.
    • Combination in Oligomyrmex: Ettershank, 1966: 124.
    • Combination in Carebara: Fernández, 2004a: 235.
    • Status as species: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 882; Arnold, 1926: 234; Weber, 1952a: 12 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 299.
    • Replacement name: Carebara pumilia Fischer, et al. 2014: 72.
  • pumilia. Carebara pumilia Fischer, Azorsa & Fisher, 2014: 72.
    • Replacement name for Oligomyrmex (Aeromyrma) nanus Santschi, 1919a: 338. [Junior secondary homonym of Pheidologeton nanus Roger, 1863a: 191.]

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)
  • 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.
  • Santschi, F. 1919a. Cinq notes myrmécologiques. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 52: 325-350 (page 338, fig. 3 soldier, 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)