Carebara volsellata

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Carebara volsellata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. volsellata
Binomial name
Carebara volsellata
(Santschi, 1937)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cameroun (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.

  • volsellata. Pheidologeton volsellata Santschi, 1937b: 100 (m.) CAMEROUN. Combination in Carebara: Fischer, Azorsa & Fisher, 2014: 72.

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.
  • Santschi, F. 1937b. Résultats entomologiques d'un voyage au Cameroun. Formicides récoltés par Mr. le Dr. F. Zumpt. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 17: 93-104 (page 100, male described)