Carebara pygmaea

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Carebara pygmaea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. pygmaea
Binomial name
Carebara pygmaea
(Emery, 1887)

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Subspecies
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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo, Indonesia (type locality), Malaysia, Philippines (type locality).
Oriental Region: Laos, Sri Lanka (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.

  • pygmaea. Pheidologeton pygmaeus Emery, 1887b: 465 (s.w.) INDONESIA (Ternate I.). Combination in P. (Aneleus): Emery, 1900c: 327; in Aneleus: Emery, 1924d: 214; in Pheidologeton: Ettershank, 1966: 119; in Carebara: Fischer, Azorsa & Fisher, 2014: 72. Senior synonym of albipes, bugnioni: Fischer, Azorsa & Fisher, 2014: 72. Current subspecies: nominal plus densistriata.
  • albipes. Pheidologeton pygmaeus var. albipes Emery, 1893g: 266 (w.) PHILIPPINES. Combination in Aneleus: Emery, 1924d: 214; in Pheidologeton: Ettershank, 1966: 118. Junior synonym of pygmeae: Fischer, Azorsa & Fisher, 2014: 72.
  • bugnioni. Pheidologeton (Aneleus) pygmaeus var. bugnioni Forel, 1915a: 28 (s.) SRI LANKA. Combination in Aneleus: Emery, 1924d: 214; in Pheidologeton: Ettershank, 1966: 118. Junior synonym of pygmeae: Fischer, Azorsa & Fisher, 2014: 72.
  • simalurensis. Pheidologeton (Aneleus) pygmaeus var. simalurensis Forel, 1915a: 27 (s.w.q.) INDONESIA (Sumatra). Wheeler, W.M. 1924b: 246 (m.). Combination in Aneleus: Emery, 1924d: 214; in Oligomyrmex: Ettershank, 1966: 124; in Carebara: Fernández, 2004a: 235. Raised to species: Ettershank, 1966: 124. Junior synonym of pygmeae: Fischer, Azorsa & Fisher, 2014: 72.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1887h. Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte terza. Formiche della regione Indo-Malese e dell'Australia (continuazione e fine). [concl.]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 25[=(2)(5): 465-473 (page 465, soldier, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1900b. Formicidarum species novae vel minus cognitae in collectione Musaei Nationalis Hungarici quas in Nova-Guinea, colonia germanica, collegit L. Biró. Publicatio secunda. Természetr. Füz. 23: 310-338 (page 327, Combination in P. (Aneleus))
  • Emery, C. 1924f [1922]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [concl.]. Genera Insectorum 174C: 207-397 (page 214, Combination in Aneleuse)
  • Ettershank, G. 1966. A generic revision of the world Myrmicinae related to Solenopsis and Pheidologeton (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 14: 73-171 (page 119, Combination in Pheidologeton)