Carebara affinis spinosior

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Carebara affinis spinosior
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. affinis
Subspecies: C. affinis spinosior
Trinomial name
Carebara affinis spinosior
(Forel, 1911)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • spinosior. Pheidologeton affinis var. spinosior Forel, 1911d: 372 (w.) INDONESIA (Sumatra).
    • Combination in Carebara: Fischer, et al. 2014: 71.
    • Subspecies of affinis: Forel, 1913e: 662; Crawley, 1924: 399; Emery, 1924d: 212; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 158; Ettershank, 1966: 119; Bolton, 1995b: 333.



  • Forel, A. 1911f. Fourmis nouvelles ou intéressantes. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 47: 331-400 (page 372, worker described)
  • 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.