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Species: Carebara polita   (Santschi, 1914) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Aneleus politus Santschi, 1914b: 79, fig. 8 (w.) KENYA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Consani, 1951 PDF: 170 (q.); Fischer et al., 2014 PDF: 90 (s.w.).


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Kakamega Forest

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in primary forest, 1 times found in primary forest habitat, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times sifted litter, 1 times Kakamega 2009 survey, leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times hand collection, 1 times Pitfall trap, 1 times pitfall trap, Transect 6 130m, 1 times Hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 750 - 1650 meters, 1337 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Carebara polita: casent0913517

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