Carebara stenoptera

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Carebara stenoptera
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. stenoptera
Binomial name
Carebara stenoptera
(Kusnezov, 1952)

Described by Kuznezov (1952) on the basis of females collected in Argentina. The head is slightly narrower posteriorly and the wings are narrower than in other species in the complex. Neither males nor workers are known.

Identification

A member of the Carebara lignata species complex.

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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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.

  • stenoptera. Oligomyrmex stenopterus Kusnezov, 1952f: 184, fig. 2 (q.) ARGENTINA. Combination in Erebomyrma: Brandão, 1991: 343; in Oligomyrmex: Bolton, 1995b: 300; in Carebara: Fernández, 2004a: 219.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.

Description

Queen

Fernández (2004) - (n=1): HW 0.75; HL 0.94; SL 0.46; EL 0.19; WL 1.36; GL 1.88; TL 4.9; CI 80; SI 61.

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