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Species: Carebara lucida   (Santschi, 1917) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Oligomyrmex (Aeromyrma) lucidus Santschi, 1917b PDF: 284 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype minor worker. Type-locality: Zimbabwe (“Rhodesia”): Bulawayo, Bunthorne mine (G. Arnold). Type-depository: uncertain, NHMB or SAMC. Type notes: Santschi says, “au Rhodesia Museum”, so perhaps in SAMC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Aeromyrma: Wheeler, 1922: 882.
Combination in Oligomyrmex: Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 124.
Combination in Carebara: Fernández, 2004a PDF: 235.
Status as species: Wheeler, 1922: 882; Emery, 1924f PDF: 216; Arnold, 1926 PDF: 237; Weber, 1952a PDF: 12 (in key); Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 124; Bolton, 1995b: 299.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Mozambique, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in tropical moist forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 24 hours, 1 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 72 hours (most specimens extracted in first 24 hours).

Elevations: collected at 40 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1912-11-17 and 2016-08-03

Type specimens: syntype of Carebara lucida: casent0913512



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