Carebara Westwood, 1840 valid feminine
Carebara Westwood, 1840b: 86 Type-species: Carebara lignata, by monotypy.
Junior synonyms
Genus Carebara catalogues

Mayr, 1863a: 402, 442 (Carebara, Pheidologeton); Roger, 1863b: 30, 32 (Pheidologeton, Carebara); Dalla Torre, 1893: 72, 74, 74, 78 (Pheidologeton, Carebara, Oligomyrmex, Aeromyrma); Wheeler, 1922: 880, 881, 882, 883, 884 (Afrotropical Aneleus, Oligomyrmex, Aeromyrma, Carebara, Paedalgus, Pheidologeton); Wheeler, 1922: 1028 (Malagasy Oligomyrmex, Aeromyrma); Emery, 1924f: 211, 213, 215, 215, 217, 218, 219, 221 (Pheidologeton, Aneleus, Aneleus (Lecanomyrma), Oligomyrmex (Aeromyrma), Oligomyrmex (Oligomyrmex), Erebomyrma, Carebara, Paedalgus); Chapman & Capco, 1951: 151, 154, 155, 156, 158 (Asia Carebara, Aeromyrma, Amauromyrmex, Aneleus, Oligomyrmex, Paedalgus, Pheidologeton); Smith, 1951c: 815 (North America Erebomyrma); Ettershank, 1966: 119, 115, 125, 128 (Oligomyrmex, Pheidologeton, Carebara, Paedalgus); Kempf, 1972b: 74, 172 (Neotropical Carebara, Oligomyrmex); Smith, 1979: 1389 (North America Oligomyrmex); Taylor & Brown, 1985: 71, 79 (Australia Oligomyrmex, Pheidologeton); Taylor, 1987a: 50, 55 (Australia, New Caledonia Oligomyrmex, Pheidologeton); Brandão, 1991: 342 (Neotropical Oligomyrmex); Bolton, 1995b: 133, 298, 311, 333 (Carebara, Oligomyrmex, Paedalgus, Pheidologeton); Fisher & Bolton, 2016: 236 (Afrotropical, Malagasy checklist).

Genus Carebara references

Smith, 1858a: 178 (Carebara diagnosis); Mayr, 1865: 22, 23 (Pheidologeton, Carebara diagnoses); Mayr, 1867a: 100, 106 (Pheidologeton, Carebara diagnoses); Forel, 1903a: 690 (India, Sri Lanka species key); Bingham, 1903: 150, 154, 162 (Carebara diagnosis, Oligomyrmex, Pheidologeton India, Sri Lanka, Burma species key); Santschi, 1913e: 459 (African Oligomyrmex, key); Santschi, 1914d: 363 (Afrotropical Carebara species key); Arnold, 1916: 248, 254, 256 (Carebara, Aneleus, Aeromyrma diagnoses); Wheeler, 1922: 165, 682, 687 (Aeromyrma diagnosis, Pheidologeton, Oligomyrmex subgenera key); Wheeler, 1922: 168, 172 (Carebara diagnosis, Afrotropical species key); Wheeler, 1922: 177 (Paedalgus diagnosis); Emery, 1924f: 211, 213, 215, 215, 217, 218, 219, 221 (Pheidologeton, Aneleus, Aneleus (Lecanomyrma), Oligomyrmex (Aeromyrma), Oligomyrmex (Oligomyrmex)), Erebomyrma, Carebara, Paedalgus diagnoses); Weber, 1950a: 1 (Africa Oligomyrmex species, synopsis); Weber, 1952a: 11 (Africa Oligomyrmex (Aeromyrma) species key); Ettershank, 1966: 115, 119, 125, 128 (Pheidologeton, Oligomyrmex, Carebara, Paedalgus diagnoses, review of genera); Ogata, 1991b: 110 (Oligomyrmex diagnosis, Japan); Taylor, 1991b: 605 (Oligomyrmex Australia species, partial key); Morisita et al., 1992: 45 (Oligomyrmex Japan species key); Bolton & Belshaw, 1993: 181 (Paedalgus diagnosis, all species revision, key); Bolton, 1995a: 1048, 1051 (Carebara, Oligomyrmex, Paedalgus census); Wu & Wang, 1995a: 72, 74 (Pheidologeton, Oligomyrmex China species key); Terayama, 1996b: 24 (Oligomyrmex Japan species key); Dlussky, 1997a: 55 (Oligomyrmex, in Baltic amber genera key); Shattuck, 1999: 148, 156 (Oligomyrmex, Pheidologeton Australia synopses); Zhou, 2001a: 89 (Pheidologeton China, Guangxi species key); Xu, 2003: 311 (Oligomyrmex China species key); Fernández, 2004a: 198 (New World species revision, keys); Zhou et al., 2006: 870 (Pheidologeton China species key); Terayama, 2009: 151, 156 (Carebara, Pheidologeton Taiwan species key); Eguchi et al., 2011: 22, 23 (Oligomyrmex, Parvimyrma diagnosis, Vietnam synopsis); Terayama et al., 2012: 5 (Taiwan species key); Bharti & Kumar, 2013b: 61 (India species key); Sharaf & Aldawood, 2013b: 70 (Saudi Arabia species key); Fischer et al., 2014: 57 (Afrotropical Carebara polita species group); Bharti & Akbar, 2014b: 321 (India species key); Baccaro et al., 2015: 272 (genus in Brazil); Fischer et al., 2015: 77 (Africa Carebara phragmotica group revision, species key); Fisher & Bolton, 2016: 235 (diagnosis); Akbar & Bharti, 2017: 36 (India species key); Cantone, 2017: 193 (brief male diagnosis); Azorsa & Fisher, 2018: 15 (Malagasy species key); Fernández & Serna, 2019: 820 (Colombia species key); Heterick, 2021: 157 (Western Australia species key); Hosoishi et al., 2022: 360 (Carebara acutispina-group diagnosis), 361 (Carebara acutispina-group keys (major, minor workers)).

Citations

Extant: 224 valid species, 22 valid subspecies

Fossil: 10 valid species

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