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Species: Carebara lignata   Westwood, 1840 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Carebara lignata Westwood, 1840b PDF: 86, pl. 2, fig. 6 (q.) INDONESIA (Java). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype queen. Type-locality: Indonesia: Java (no collector’s name). Type-depository: OXUM. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as lignosa by Santschi, 1928h PDF: 125.]
Emery, 1889: 505 (w.m.); Forel, 1903a PDF: 691 (w.m.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1954a PDF: 142 (l.)
Status as species: Smith, 1858a PDF: 178; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 402; Roger, 1863b PDF: 32; Mayr, 1867a PDF: 107 (redescription); Smith, 1871a PDF: 334; Forel, 1886d PDF: 247; Emery, 1887f PDF: 466; Emery, 1889: 505; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 74; Emery, 1895m: 467; Emery, 1900: 688; Forel, 1903a PDF: 691; Bingham, 1903 PDF: 151; Forel, 1907h PDF: 17; Forel, 1909i PDF: 225; Santschi, 1924c PDF: 100; Emery, 1924f PDF: 220; Stitz, 1925c PDF: 120; Wheeler, 1927b PDF: 45; Santschi, 1928h PDF: 125; Teranishi, 1940: 67; Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 155; Collingwood, 1962c PDF: 225; Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 127; Collingwood, 1970b: 377; Bolton, 1995b: 133; Xu, 1999a PDF: 130 (redescription); Mathew & Tiwari, 2000 PDF: 334; Ghosh et al., 2005 PDF: 23; Guénard & Dunn, 2012 PDF: 41; Bharti & Kumar, 2013b PDF: 63 (in key); Bharti et al., 2016 PDF: 34.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil
    Asia: Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Neotropical

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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 00:00:00.0 and 2011-01-01 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: type of Carebara lignata: casent0901965

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