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One of a small number of ''Carebara'' species with [[Phragmosis|phragmotic]] majors.  
One of a small number of ''Carebara'' species with [[Phragmosis|phragmotic]] majors.  
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Carebara butteli
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. butteli
Binomial name
Carebara butteli
(Forel, 1913)

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Specimen Labels

One of a small number of Carebara species with phragmotic majors.

At a Glance • Phragmotic  




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Sri Lanka (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • butteli. Pheidologeton (Lecanomyrma) butteli Forel, 1913k: 56, fig. S (s.w.) SRI LANKA. Combination in Aneleus: Emery, 1924d: 215; in Oligomyrmex: Ettershank, 1966: 123; in Carebara: Fernández, 2004a: 235.



  • Emery, C. 1924f [1922]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [concl.]. Genera Insectorum 174C: 207-397 (page 215, Combination in Aneleus)
  • Ettershank, G. 1966. A generic revision of the world Myrmicinae related to Solenopsis and Pheidologeton (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 14: 73-171 (page 123, 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)
  • Forel, A. 1913l. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise nach Ostindien ausgeführt im Auftrage der Kgl. Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin von H. v. Buttel-Reepen. II. Ameisen aus Sumatra, Java, Malacca und Ceylon. Gesammelt von Her (page 56, fig. S soldier, worker described)