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Species: Carebara rara   (Bolton & Belshaw, 1993) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Paedalgus rarus Bolton & Belshaw, 1993 PDF: 187, fig. 4 (w.) KENYA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Kenya: Embu, Kirimiri Forest, W Runyenje, 1500 m., 3.x.1977 (V. Mahnert & J.-L. Perret). Type-depository: MHNG. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 2 paratype workers. Paratype-locality: same as for holotype. Paratype-depository: BMNH. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Carebara: Fernández, 2004a PDF: 235.
Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 311; Hita Garcia et al., 2013 PDF: 209.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Kenya
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Kakamega Forest


Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in littoral rainforest, 1 times found in extensively used sugarcane.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 11 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times Kakamega 2008 survey, leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times winkler extraction, Transect 32 190 m.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1550 meters, 543 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1977-10-03 and 2008-08-01

Type specimens: Holotype of Carebara rara: casent0911214; paratype of Carebara rara: casent0902372

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