Carebara infima

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Carebara infima
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. infima
Binomial name
Carebara infima
(Santschi, 1913)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Guinea (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • infima. Oligomyrmex infimus Santschi, 1913e: 459 (diagnosis in key) (w.) GUINEA.
    • Combination in Paedalgus: Santschi, 1914d: 364;
    • combination in Carebara: Fernández, 2004a: 235.
    • Status as species: Santschi, 1914d: 364; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 884; Emery, 1924d: 221; Ettershank, 1966: 129; Bolton & Belshaw, 1993: 186 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 311.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B.; Belshaw, R. 1993. Taxonomy and biology of the supposedly lestobiotic ant genus Paedalgus (Hym.: Formicidae). Syst. Entomol. 18: 181-189 (page 186, see also)
  • Fernández, F. 2004a. The American species of the myrmicine ant genus Carebara Westwood (Hymentoptera: Formicidae). Caldasia 26(1): 191-238 (page 235, new combination in Carebara)
  • Santschi, F. 1913d. Un nouvel Oligomyrmex de Cochinchine (Hym. Formicidae). Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 1913: 457-459 (page 459, (diagnosis in key) worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1914d. Formicides de l'Afrique occidentale et australe du voyage de Mr. le Professeur F. Silvestri. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 8: 309-385 (page 364, Combination in Paedalgus)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Bolton B., and R. Belshaw. 1993. Taxonomy and biology of the supposedly lestobiotic ant genus Paedalgus (Hym.: Formicidae). Systematic Entomology 18: 181-189.
  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection
  • Santschi F. 1913. Clé dichotomique des Oligomyrmex africains (Hym. Formicidae). Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 1913: 459-460.
  • Santschi F. 1914. Formicides de l'Afrique occidentale et australe du voyage de Mr. le Professeur F. Silvestri. Bollettino del Laboratorio di Zoologia Generale e Agraria della Reale Scuola Superiore d'Agricoltura. Portici 8: 309-385.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1922. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45: 711-1004