Carebara winifredae

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Carebara winifredae
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Carebara anophthalma)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: Carebara winifredae
Wheeler, W.M., 1922

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Carebara anophthalma.


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

  • winifredae. Carebara winifredae Wheeler, W.M. 1922e: 2, fig. 1 (w.q.m.) GUYANA. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1954a: 142 (l.). Junior synonym of anophthalma: Fernández, 2004a: 212.


  • Fernández, F. 2004a. The American species of the myrmicine ant genus Carebara Westwood (Hymentoptera: Formicidae). Caldasia 26(1): 191-238 (page 212, junior synonym of anophthalma)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1954a [1953]. The ant larvae of the myrmicine tribe Pheidologetini. Psyche (Camb.) 60: 129-147 (page 142, larva described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922e. The ants of Trinidad. Am. Mus. Novit. 45: 1-16 (page 2, fig. 1 worker, queen, male described)