Carebara norfolkensis

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Carebara norfolkensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. norfolkensis
Binomial name
Carebara norfolkensis
(Donisthorpe, 1941)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality), Norfolk Island.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • norfolkensis. Oligomyrmex manni var. norfolkensis Donisthorpe, 1941e: 92 (q.m.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Carebara: Fernández, 2004a: 235. Raised to species: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 72.

Type Material

  • Oligomyrmex manni norfolkensis Donisthorpe, 1941: Syntype, worker(s), queen(s), Norfolk Island, Australia, The Natural History Museum.



  • Donisthorpe, H. 1941e. The ants of Norfolk Island. Entomol. Mon. Mag. 77: 90-93 (page 92, queen, male described)
  • Fernández, F. 2004a. The American species of the myrmicine ant genus Carebara Westwood (Hymentoptera: Formicidae). Caldasia 26(1): 191-238 (page 235, Combination in Carebara)
  • Taylor, R. W.; Brown, D. R. 1985. Formicoidea. Zool. Cat. Aust. 2:1- 149: 1-149, 30 (page 72, Raised to species)