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Species: Carebara lignata   Westwood, 1840 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Carebara lignata Westwood, 1840b PDF: 86, pl. 2, fig. 6 (q.) INDONESIA (Java). Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1889: 505 (w.m.); Forel, 1903a PDF: 691 (w.m.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1954a PDF: 142 (l.).
See also: Bingham, 1903 PDF: 151.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil
    Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Neotropical

Distribution Notes:


Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum

1. Carebara lignataHNS. Pl. X. figs. 12-15.

Carebara lignata, WestwHNS. Ann. & Mag. Nat. Hist. vi. 86 (1841), pl. 6. f. 6 [[queen]].

Hab. Java. (Coll. W. W. Saunders, Esq.)

The male of this species is in the collection of the East India House, it closely resembles the female, and is of a reddish-yellow, with the wings dark fuscous; the antennae yellow, elongate and 13-jointed.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collect Date Range: collected between 1947-05-01 and 2011-01-01

Type specimens: type of Carebara lignata: casent0901965

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