Carebara thoracica

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Carebara thoracica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. thoracica
Binomial name
Carebara thoracica
(Weber, 1950)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ivory Coast, Kenya, Uganda (type locality).

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.

  • thoracica. Oligomyrmex thoracicus Weber, 1950a: 13, figs. 11, 14, 15, 19 (s.w.) UGANDA. Combination in Carebara: Fernández, 2004a: 235. See also: Weber, 1952: 9.



  • 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)
  • Weber, N. A. 1950a. The African species of the genus Oligomyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Am. Mus. Novit. 1442: 1-19 (page 13, figs. 11, 14, 15, 19 soldier, worker described)
  • Weber, N. A. 1952a. Studies on African Myrmicinae, I (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Am. Mus. Novit. 1548: 1-32 (page 9, see also)