Carebara incierta

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Carebara incierta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. incierta
Binomial name
Carebara incierta
Fernández, 2004

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Specimen Labels


Fernández (2004) - C. incierta is based on solitary male collected in Brazil. As implied by the name, the real status of this taxon is uncertain, due to absence of workers associated.


A member of the Carebara lignata species complex.


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (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.

  • incerta. Carebara incerta Santschi, 1923d: 66 (m.) BRAZIL (Goiás).
    • [Junior secondary homonym of Oligomyrmex incertus Santschi, 1919a: 340.]
    • Status as species: Borgmeier, 1927c: 102; Ettershank, 1966: 127; Kempf, 1972a: 74; Bolton, 1995b: 133.
    • Replacement name: Carebara incierta Fernández, 2004a: 216.
  • incierta. Carebara incierta Fernández, 2004a: 216.
    • Replacement name for Carebara incerta Santschi, 1923d: 66. [Junior secondary homonym of Oligomyrmex incertus Santschi, 1919a: 340.]