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Species: Carebara silvestrii   (Santschi, 1914) 

Classification:
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Homonyms:

(Wheeler, 1928) , (Wheeler, 1929) , Santschi, 1914

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Aneleus silvestrii Santschi, 1914d PDF: 357, fig. 20 (s.w.) GHANA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda
    Asia: China, Philippines
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Indomalaya, Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 16 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in secondary forest, 2 times found in moist evergreen forest, 1 times found in primary forest, 1 times found in littoral rainforest, 1 times found in montane rainforest, 1 times found in primary forest habitat.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 16 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 2 times sifted litter, 1 times leaf litter winkler samples, 1 times leaf litter, 1 times Kakamega 2009 survey, leaf litter, 1 times ground nest, 1 times ex rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 14 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times 15 Maxi Winkler, mixed sample, 1 times winkler, transect 23, 1 times winkler, transect 28, 1 times pitfall trap, Transect 6 150m, 1 times search by hand, 1 times Winkler sample, Site 1, W2, 1 times Winkler sample, Site 2, W1, 1 times 10 Maxi Winkler,, mixed samples.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1650 meters, 787 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Aneleus punctatus: casent0917023; syntype of Carebara silvestrii: casent0913522, casent0913523



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