Carebara thorali

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Carebara thorali
Temporal range: Late Oligocene
Aix-en-Provence, France
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. thorali
Binomial name
Carebara thorali
(Théobald, 1937)



This taxon was described from France (Oligocene).




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

  • thorali. †Erebomyrma thorali Théobald, 1937a: 157, fig. 1 (m.) FRANCE (Oligocene). Combination in Oligomyrmex: Bolton, 1995b: 300; in Carebara: Fernández, 2004a: 235.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 300, Combination in Oligomyrmex)
  • 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)
  • Théobald, N. 1937b. Notes complémentaire sur les insectes fossiles oligocènes des gypses d'Aix-en-Provence. Bull. Mens. Soc. Sci. Nancy (n.s.5) 6: 157-178 (page 157, fig. 1 male described)