Carebara bengalensis

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Carebara bengalensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. bengalensis
Binomial name
Carebara bengalensis
(Forel, 1902)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 22.675° to 22.675°.

 
North
Temperate
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Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Bangladesh, India (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: China.

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.

  • bengalensis. Oligomyrmex bengalensis Forel, 1902c: 217 (q.m.) INDIA (West Bengal).
    • Type-material: 1 syntype queen, 1 syntype male.
    • Type-locality: India: Barrackpore (Rothney).
    • Type-depository: MHNG.
    • Combination in O. (Oligomyrmex): Emery, 1924d: 217;
    • combination in Carebara: Fernández, 2004a: 235.
    • Status as species: Forel, 1903a: 690; Rothney, 1903: 98; Bingham, 1903: 154; Emery, 1924d: 217; Ettershank, 1966: 123; Bolton, 1995b: 299; Guénard & Dunn, 2012: 41; Bharti & Kumar, 2013b: 64 (in key); Bharti, Guénard, et al. 2016: 34.
    • Distribution: China, India.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Forel A. 1902. Myrmicinae nouveaux de l'Inde et de Ceylan. Rev. Suisse Zool. 10: 165-249.
  • Guénard B., and R. R. Dunn. 2012. A checklist of the ants of China. Zootaxa 3558: 1-77.
  • Xu Z., Zeng G., Liu T.-Y. and He Y.-F.. 1999. [A study on communities of Formicidae ants in different subtypes of vegetation in Xishuangbanna District of China.] Zoological Research 20: 118-125