Carebara sophiae

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Carebara sophiae
Temporal range: Late/Upper Miocene Sicilian amber, Italy
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. sophiae
Binomial name
Carebara sophiae
(Emery, 1891)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Sicilian amber, Italy (Late/Upper Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • sophiae. †Aeromyrma sophiae Emery, 1891a: 151, pl. 2, figs. 17, 18 (m.) SICILIAN AMBER (Miocene).
    • Combination in Oligomyrmex: Bolton, 1995b: 300.
    • Combination in Carebara: Fernández, 2004a: 235.

Description

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