Carebara robertsoni

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Carebara robertsoni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. robertsoni
Binomial name
Carebara robertsoni
(Bolton & Belshaw, 1993)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (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.

  • robertsoni. Paedalgus robertsoni Bolton & Belshaw, 1993: 188, fig. 1 (w.q.) SOUTH AFRICA.
    • Combination in Carebara: Fernández, 2004a: 235.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 311.



  • Bolton, B.; Belshaw, R. 1993. Taxonomy and biology of the supposedly lestobiotic ant genus Paedalgus (Hym.: Formicidae). Syst. Entomol. 18: 181-189 (page 188, fig. 1 worker, queen described)
  • 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)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection