Carebara schossnicensis

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Carebara schossnicensis
Temporal range: Late Miocene
Schossnitz (= Sosnica?), Silesia, Poland
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. schossnicensis
Binomial name
Carebara schossnicensis
(Assmann, 1870)



This taxon was described from Germany (Miocene).




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

  • schossnicensis. †Pheidologeton schossnicensis Assmann, 1870: 40, pl. 1, fig. 3 (wing) GERMANY (Miocene). Combination in Carebara: Fischer, Azorsa & Fisher, 2014: 72.



  • Assmann, A. 1870. Beiträge zur Insekten-Fauna der Vorwelt. I. Beitrag. Die fossilen Insekten des tertiären (miocenen) Thonlagers von Schossnitz bei Kanth. Z. Entomol. (Breslau) (N.F.) 1: 33-58 (page 40, pl. 1, fig. 3 wing described)
  • Fischer, G., Azorsa, F. & Fisher, B.L. 2014. The ant genus Carebara Westwood (Hymenoptera, Formicidae): synonymisation of Pheidologeton Mayr under Carebara, establishment and revision of the C. polita species group. ZooKeys 438: 57–112.