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Species: Carebara longii   (Wheeler, 1903) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Erebomyrma longii Wheeler, 1903a PDF: 140, figs. 1-5 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. (Texas). Nearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype worker (by designation of Fernández, 2004a PDF: 199). Type-locality: lectotype U.S.A.: Texas, Denton County, Denton, 28.ix.1902 (W.H. Long). Type-depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: paralectotype workers, paralectotype males (numbers not stated, “numerous”), 4 paralectotype queens. Paratype-locality: same as for lectotype. Paratype-depositories: AMNH, LACM, MCZC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Fernández, 2004a PDF: 199.
Combination in Oligomyrmex: Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 123; Bolton, 1995b: 299.
Combination in Erebomyrma: Wilson, 1986b PDF: 61.
Combination in Carebara: Fernández, 2004a PDF: 199.

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// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in cedar scrub.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times native plot. subterranean trap, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times direct collection, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 135 - 448 meters, 266 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1900-09-28 00:00:00.0 and 2018-09-20 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: cotype of Carebara longii: casent0103523

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