Carebara escherichi

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

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Sri Lanka (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • escherichi. Paedalgus escherichi Forel, 1911i: 218 (w.q.) SRI LANKA.
    • Combination in Carebara: Fernández, 2004a: 235.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1924d: 221; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 158; Ettershank, 1966: 129; Bolton & Belshaw, 1993: 185 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 311.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B.; Belshaw, R. 1993. Taxonomy and biology of the supposedly lestobiotic ant genus Paedalgus (Hym.: Formicidae). Syst. Entomol. 18: 181-189 (page 185, see also)
  • Fernández, F. 2004a. The American species of the myrmicine ant genus Carebara Westwood (Hymentoptera: Formicidae). Caldasia 26(1): 191-238 (page 235, new combination in Carebara)
  • Forel, A. 1911c. Ameisen aus Ceylon, gesammelt von Prof. K. Escherich (einige von Prof. E. Bugnion). Pp. 215-228 in: Escherich, K. Termitenleben auf Ceylon. Jena: Gustav Fischer, xxxii + 262 pp. (page 218, worker, queen described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Bolton B., and R. Belshaw. 1993. Taxonomy and biology of the supposedly lestobiotic ant genus Paedalgus (Hym.: Formicidae). Systematic Entomology 18: 181-189.
  • Chapman, J. W., and Capco, S. R. 1951. Check list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Asia. Monogr. Inst. Sci. Technol. Manila 1: 1-327
  • Dias R. K. S. 2002. Current knowledge on ants of Sri Lanka. ANeT Newsletter 4: 17- 21.
  • Dias R. K. S. 2006. Current taxonomic status of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Sri Lanka. The Fauna of Sri Lanka: 43-52. Bambaradeniya, C.N.B. (Editor), 2006. Fauna of Sri Lanka: Status of Taxonomy, Research and Conservation. The World Conservation Union, Colombo, Sri Lanka & Government of Sri Lanka. viii + 308pp.
  • Dias R. K. S., K. R. K. A. Kosgamage, and H. A. W. S. Peiris. 2012. The Taxonomy and Conservation Status of Ants (Order: Hymenoptera, Family: Formicidae) in Sri Lanka. In: The National Red List 2012 of Sri Lanka; Conservation Status of the Fauna and Flora. Weerakoon, D.K. & S. Wijesundara Eds., Ministry of Environment, Colombo, Sri Lanka. p11-19.
  • Ettershank G. 1966. A generic revision of the world Myrmicinae related to Solenopsis and Pheidologeton (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 14: 73-171.
  • Forel A. 1911. Ameisen aus Ceylon, gesammelt von Prof. K. Escherich (einige von Prof. E. Bugnion). Pp. 215-228 in: Escherich, K. Termitenleben auf Ceylon. Jena: Gustav Fischer, xxxii + 262 pp.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1936. Ecological relations of ponerine and other ants to termites. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 71: 159-243.