Carebara lignata

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Carebara lignata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. lignata
Binomial name
Carebara lignata
Westwood, 1840

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Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 22.82° to -7.709722°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).
Oriental Region: Bangladesh, India, Nepal.
Palaearctic Region: China.

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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • lignata. Carebara lignata Westwood, 1840b: 86, pl. 2, fig. 6 (q.) INDONESIA (Java).
    • Type-material: holotype queen.
    • Type-locality: Indonesia: Java (no collector’s name).
    • Type-depository: OXUM.
    • [Misspelled as lignosa by Santschi, 1928h: 125.]
    • Emery, 1889b: 505 (w.m.); Forel, 1903a: 691 (w.m.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1954a: 142 (l.).
    • Status as species: Smith, F. 1858b: 178; Mayr, 1863: 402; Roger, 1863b: 32; Mayr, 1867a: 107 (redescription); Smith, F. 1871a: 334; Forel, 1886d: 247; Emery, 1887b: 466; Emery, 1889b: 505; Dalla Torre, 1893: 74; Emery, 1895k: 467; Emery, 1900d: 688; Forel, 1903a: 691; Bingham, 1903: 151; Forel, 1907e: 17; Forel, 1909d: 225; Santschi, 1924c: 100; Emery, 1924d: 220; Stitz, 1925: 120; Wheeler, W.M. 1927b: 45; Santschi, 1928h: 125; Teranishi, 1940: 67; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 155; Collingwood, 1962: 225; Ettershank, 1966: 127; Collingwood, 1970: 377; Bolton, 1995b: 133; Xu, 1999: 130 (redescription); Mathew & Tiwari, 2000: 334; Ghosh, et al. 2005: 23; Guénard & Dunn, 2012: 41; Bharti & Kumar, 2013b: 63 (in key); Bharti, Guénard, et al. 2016: 34.
    • Distribution: China, India, Indonesia (Java, Sumatra), Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Chapman, J. W., and Capco, S. R. 1951. Check list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Asia. Monogr. Inst. Sci. Technol. Manila 1: 1-327
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  • Emery C. 1887. Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte terza. Formiche della regione Indo-Malese e dell'Australia (continuazione e fine). [concl.]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 25(5): 427-473.
  • Emery C. 1889. Formiche di Birmania e del Tenasserim raccolte da Leonardo Fea (1885-87). Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale 27: 485-520.
  • Emery C. Formiche raccolte da Elio Modigliani in Sumatra, Engano e Mentawei. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale 40: 661-722.
  • Emery, C.. "Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte terza. Formiche della regione Indo-Malese e dell'Australia (continuazione e fine)." Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria (Genova) (2) 5, no. 25 (1887): 427-473.
  • Emery, C.. "Formiche raccolte da Elio Modigliani in Sumatra, Engano e Mentawei." Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria (Genova) (2) 20, no. 40 (1900): 661-722.
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  • Lu Z., K. Li, N. Zhang, and Y. Chen. 2017. Diversity and indicator species of leaf-litter ants in Eucalyptus grandis plantations and secondary natural forests. Forest Research 29(4): 576-580
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  • Santschi F. 1924. Fourmis d'Indochine. Opuscules de l'Institut Scientifique de l'Indochine 3: 95-117
  • Sitthicharoenchai D., and N. Chantarasawat. 2006. Ant species diversity in the establishing area for Advanced Technology Institute at Lai-Nan Sub-district, Wiang Sa district, Nan Province, Thailand. The Natural History Journal of Chulalongkorn University 6(2): 67-74
  • Song Y., Z. Xu, C. Li, N. Zhang, L. Zhang, H. Jiang, and F. Mo. 2013. An Analysis on the Ant Fauna of the Nangun river Nature Reserve in Yunnan, China. Forest Research 26(6): 773-780.
  • Stitz H. 1925. Ameisen von den Philippinen, den malayischen und ozeanischen Inseln. Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1923: 110-136.
  • Thapa V. K. 2000. An Inventory of Nepal's Insects, Vol. III. IUCN Nepal, Kathmandu, xi + 475 pp.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1936. Ecological relations of ponerine and other ants to termites. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 71: 159-243.
  • Xu Z. 1999. Systematic studies on the ant genera of Carebara, Rhopalomastix and Kartidris in China (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). Acta Biologica Plateau Sinica 14: 129-136.
  • Xu Z. 1999. Systematic studies on the ant genera of Carebara, Rhopalomastix and Kartidris in China (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). Acta Biologica Plateau Sinica 14: 129-136
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