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Species: Carebara villiersi   (Bernard, 1953) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Nimbamyrma villiersi Bernard, 1953b PDF: 241, fig. 12 (w.) GUINEA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: 2 syntype workers.. Type-locality: Guinea: Nimba N-E, ix.1946, forest, moss (Villiers). Type-depository: MNHN. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Oligomyrmex: Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 124.
Combination in Carebara: Fernández, 2004a PDF: 235.
Status as species: Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 124; Bolton, 1995b: 300; Fernández, 2010 PDF: 20; Fischer et al., 2014 PDF: 103 (redescription).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in rainforest, 4 times found in rainforest, selectively logged 60 years previously, 1 times found in Primary forest, selectively logged 60 years previously.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times ex soil, 4 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times In soil, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times forêt-mousses.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Hand collected, 1 times Hand collected, scraping soil to depth of 30 cm, 3 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 yogurt sample transect5m.

Elevations: collected from 110 - 630 meters, 338 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1946-09-01 and 2019-01-10

Type specimens: syntype of Carebara villiersi: casent0913610

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