Carebara ampla

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Carebara ampla
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. ampla
Binomial name
Carebara ampla
Santschi, 1912

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (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.

  • ampla. Carebara ampla Santschi, 1912d: 284 (q.m.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO.
    • Status as species: Santschi, 1913c: 307; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 172 (in key), 883; Emery, 1924d: 220; Ettershank, 1966: 127; Bolton, 1995b: 133.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus cincta, obscurithorax, rugosa.



  • Santschi, F. 1912d. Deux nouveaux Carebara africains (Hym. Formicidae). Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 1912: 284-286 (page 284, queen, male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Santschi F. 1912. Deux nouveaux Carebara africains (Hym. Formicidae). Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 1912: 284-286.