Carebara semilaevis

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Carebara semilaevis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. semilaevis
Binomial name
Carebara semilaevis
(Mayr, 1901)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (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.

  • semilaevis. Solenopsis semilaevis Mayr, 1901b: 15 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in Oligomyrmex (Aeromyrma): Emery, 1915c: 59 (in text); in Aeromyrma: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 882; in Oligomyrmex: Ettershank, 1966: 124; in Carebara: Fernández, 2004a: 235. Senior synonym of hewitti: Arnold, 1926: 236.
  • hewitti. Oligomyrmex (Aeromyrma) hewitti Santschi, 1919a: 341, fig. 3 (s.w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in Aeromyrma: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 882; in Oligomyrmex: Ettershank, 1966: 123. Junior synonym of semilaevis: Arnold, 1926: 236.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1926. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Appendix. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 23: 191-295 (page 236, Senior synonym of hewitti)
  • Emery, C. 1915j. Le formiche del genere Solenopsis abitanti l'Africa. Rend. Sess. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna Cl. Sci. Fis. (n.s.) 19: 57-66 (page 59, Combination in Oligomyrmex (Aeromyrma) (in text))
  • 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)
  • Mayr, G. 1901b. Südafrikanische Formiciden, gesammelt von Dr. Hans Brauns. Ann. K-K. Naturhist. Mus. Wien 16: 1-30 (page 15, 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)