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Carebara melasolena has been collected from leaf litter in primary forest.
  
 
==Castes==
 
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Revision as of 17:00, 23 March 2016

Carebara melasolena
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. melasolena
Binomial name
Carebara melasolena
(Zhou & Zheng, 1997)

Liu-et-al-2015-16 hal.jpg

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China (type locality).

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Biology

Carebara melasolena has been collected from leaf litter in primary forest.

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • melasolena. Pheidologeton melasolenus Zhou & Zheng, 1997b: 163, figs. 1-3 (s.w.) CHINA. Combination in Carebara: Fischer, Azorsa & Fisher, 2014: 72.

Description

References

  • Fischer, G., Azorsa, F. & Fisher, B.L. 2014. The ant genus Carebara Westwood (Hymenoptera, Formicidae): synonymisation of Pheidologeton Mayr under Carebara, establishment and revision of the C. polita species group. ZooKeys 438: 57–112.
  • Zhou, S.; Zheng, Z. 1997b. A taxonomic study on the ant genus Pheidologeton Mayr in Guangxi (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zool. Res. 18(2): 163-170 (page 163, figs. 1-3 soldier, worker described)