Carebara jajoby Azorsa & Fisher

Azorsa, Frank & Fisher, Brian L., 2018, Taxonomy of the ant genus Carebara Westwood (Formicidae, Myrmicinae) in the Malagasy Region, ZooKeys 767, pp. 1-149: 1

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Carebara jajoby Azorsa & Fisher
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Carebara jajoby Azorsa & Fisher  sp. n.

Holotype.

(major worker), MADAGASCAR, Toamasina, Montagne d’Anjanaharibe, 18.0 km 21° NNE Ambinanitelo, -15.18833, 49.615, 470 m, rainforest, 8-12.iii.2003, (Fisher, Griswold et al.). Collection code BLF08002, (CASC: CASENT0037505). Paratypes: (45 major workers and 23 minor workers), with same data as holotype, 26 major workers (BMNH: CASENT0037498, CASC: CASENT0037566, CASENT0037542, CASENT0037486, CASENT0037496, CASENT0037522, CASENT0037538, CASENT0037532, CASENT0037536, CASENT0037540, CASENT0037555, CASENT0037495, CASENT0037476, CASENT0037518, CASENT0037544, CASENT0037547, CASENT0037554, CASENT0037483, CASENT0037560, CASENT0037558, CASENT0037551, CASENT0037550, CASENT0037562, MCZ: CASENT0037533, MHNG: CASENT0037524, NHMB: CASENT0037521), and 23 minor workers (BMNH: CASENT0037467, CASC: CASENT0037549, CASENT0037479, CASENT0037568, CASENT0037563, CASENT0037552, CASENT0037484, CASENT0037503, CASENT0037525, CASENT0037501, CASENT0037565, CASENT0037535, CASENT0037556, CASENT0037543, CASENT0037534, CASENT0037528, CASENT0037515, CASENT0037557, CASENT0037553, CASENT0037497, MCZ: CASENT0037499, MHNG: CASENT0037512, NHMB: CASENT0037559). With same data as holotype but with different collection codes, 4 major workers, BLF08054, (CASC: CASENT0495342, CASENT0495343), BLF08128, (CASC: CASENT0495466, CASENT0495467). 1 major worker, BLF08110, (CASC: CASENT0495483), 2 major workers, BLF08025, (CASC: CASENT0495307, CASENT0495306), and 2 major workers, BLF08070, (CASC: CASENT0495243, CASENT0495244).

Diagnosis.

Antennae ten or eleven-segmented (only larger major workers, minor workers always with ten segments). Major: Head longer than wide, slightly narrowed anteriorly and on the top, posterior margin of head deeply concave, posterolateral corners well developed and narrowed posteriorly; posterodorsal corner of propodeum with a pair of triangular teeth, dorsum flat and declining posteriorly; petiolar node thin, anterodorsal and posterodorsal corner rounded, dorsum weakly convex, combined outline of dorsal surface of peduncle and anterior face of node concave to nearly straight, posterior face vertical and nearly straight. Minor: Head slightly longer than wide; posterodorsal corner of propodeum with a pair of triangular teeth, dorsum flat and declining posteriorly; petiolar node thin with the top bluntly prominent, combined outline of dorsal surface of peduncle and anterior face of node weakly concave, posterior face vertical and almost straight; gaster with abundant subdecumbent hairs.

Description of major workers.

Measurements (n=27): HL 0.62-1.18 (0.97); HW 0.51-0.92 (0.75); SL 0.27-0.45 (0.38); ML 0.14-0.31 (0.26); EL 0.01-0.14 (0.04); EM 0.16-0.30 (0.27); HD 0.33-0.70 (0.55); WL 0.53-1.12 (0.80); PSL 0.06-0.18 (0.15); PW 0.31-0.60 (0.48); MFL 0.32-0.63 (0.47); MFW 0.07-0.15 (0.11); MTL 0.26-0.51 (0.39); PTL 0.21-0.43 (0.36); PNL 0.08-0.15 (0.12); PTH 0.16-0.27 (0.24); PTW 0.14-0.27 (0.23); PPL 0.12-0.22 (0.18); PPNL 0.11-0.21 (0.15); PPH 0.12-0.26 (0.20); PPW 0.18-0.33 (0.27); GL 0.40-1.54 (0.66); GW 0.37-0.92 (0.66); CI 72-87 (77); MI 22-29 (27); SI 34-45 (39); MLI 58-70 (63); PPLI 45-62 (50); PPI 116-134 (117); PSI 11-26 (20).

Head longer than wide (CI 72-87), in full-face view roughly subrectangular, about 1.3 times longer than wide, narrowed anteriorly and on the top. Posterior margin of head deeply concave, V-shaped, posterolateral corners well developed and narrowed posteriorly, lateral margins moderately convex. Mandibles with six or seven teeth. Anterior margin of clypeus straight to slightly concave, and laterally angulate. Antennae with ten or eleven segments. Scapes short (HL 0.62-1.18, SL 0.27-0.45, SI 34-45). Ocelli absent or present. Eyes present, consisting of one to 50 ommatidia (EL 0.01-0.14). Supraclypeal area mostly triangular, apex varies from acute on small and medium major workers, to rounded on larger major workers.

In profile view, posterolateral corner of head with a small, obtuse tooth resembling a horn. Promesonotum high and nearly rounded, metanotal groove deeply impressed. Propodeum lower than promesonotum. Propodeum about 1.75 times higher than long, dorsal face of propodeum nearly flat, to weakly concave, declining posteriorly; posterodorsal corners of propodeum each armed with a triangular tooth; anterodorsal corner convex, declivity vertical and concave with narrow lateral laminae. Propodeal lobes short and convex. Propodeal spiracle rounded and situated above mid-height of sclerite, and beyond mid-length of sclerite by about half the diameter of the spiracle, distance from propodeal spiracle to posterodorsal corner of propodeum about four times the diameter of the spiracle (PSL 0.06-0.18), and distance to declivity almost twice the diameter of the spiracle. In dorsal view, promesonotum about as long as wide, anterior margin and sides of promesonotum rounded; sides of propodeum straight.

Petiole longer than high (PTL 0.21-0.43, PTH 0.16-0.27) and with relatively long peduncle, ventral face weakly convex in the middle. Combined outline of dorsal surface of peduncle and anterior face of node concave or nearly straight, posterior face of node vertical, anterodorsal corner convex, posterodorsal corner rounded, dorsum convex. Subpetiolar process produced as a very small denticle, same as or slightly shorter than the diameter of the propodeal spiracle. Postpetiolar node rounded and lower than petiolar node. In dorsal view, petiolar node not as broad as postpetiolar node (PPW 0.18-0.33, PTW 0.14-0.27) and petiolar node wider than long (PTW 0.14-0.27, PNL 0.08-0.15), anterior margins of petiole and postpetiole nearly straight, sides of petiole rounded, convex in postpetiole, narrowed posteriorly.

Dorsal surface of mandibles, clypeus, supraclypeal area and frons smooth and shiny, with scattered piligerous punctae on head and mandibles. Head with longitudinal rugae directed to posterior margin, gena with well-developed longitudinal rugae directed to posterolateral corners of head. In profile, posterolateral portion of cephalic dorsum smooth and shiny, larger specimens with weakly marked longitudinal rugae. Sides of pronotum with transverse and longitudinal fine rugae, median area unsculptured on smaller major workers; katepisternum areolate, metapleuron finely areolate. Petiole and ventral face of postpetiole areolate. In dorsal view, mesosoma, petiole, postpetiole and gaster smooth and shiny; propodeum weakly sculptured.

Lateral margins with long suberect hairs and short appressed hairs. Scapes with appressed hairs. Outer margin of mandible with short and sparse appressed hairs. Mesosoma with short decumbent to appressed hairs, and long suberect or subdecumbent hairs. Petiole and postpetiole with short decumbent or appressed hairs and long subdecumbent hairs. Tibia with appressed hairs. Gaster with short decumbent hairs and long subdecumbent hairs. Color yellowish ferruginous.

Description of minor workers.

Measurements (n=11): HL 0.37-0.45; HW 0.34-0.40; SL 0.24-0.28; ML 0.09-0.12; EL 0.01-0.02; EM 0.11-0.14; HD 0.21-0.28; WL 0.39-0.47; PSL 0.03-0.07; PW 0.21-0.25; MFL 0.25-0.31; MFW 0.06-0.08; MTL 0.18-0.25, PTL 0.15-0.19; PNL0.06-0.09; PTH 0.11-0.13; PTW 0.09-0.11; PPL 0.09-0.10; PPNL 0.08-0.10; PPH 0.09-0.10; PPW 0.12-0.15; GL 0.28-0.40; GW 0.26-0.34; CI 84-93; MI 22-28; SI 60-65, MLI 72-82; PPLI 50-67; PPI 127-156; PSI 9-18.

Head longer than wide (CI 84-93), in full-face view nearly subquadrate, about 1.1 times longer than wide, weakly narrowed anteriorly. Posterior margin of head slightly concave, posterolateral corners rounded, lateral margins convex. Mandibles with six teeth. Anterior margin of clypeus nearly straight, and laterally angulate. Antennae with ten segments. Scape fails to reach the posterior margin of head (HL 0.37-0.45, SL 0.24-0.28, SI 60-65). Eyes present, consisting of one ommatidium (EL 0.01-0.02). Supraclypeal area almost triangular but poorly defined.

In profile view, promesonotum weakly convex, nearly flat, metanotal groove deeply impressed. Propodeum about 1.58 times higher than long, dorsal face of propodeum flat, declining posteriorly, anterodorsal corner rounded, posterodorsal corners each armed with a triangular tooth, declivity vertical and nearly flat, with thin lateral laminae. Propodeal lobes short and convex. Propodeal spiracle nearly oval and situated above mid-height of sclerite by about half the diameter of the spiracle, and beyond mid-length of sclerite by about 1.5 times the diameter of the spiracle, distance from propodeal spiracle to posterodorsal corner of propodeum about 2.5 times the diameter of the spiracle (PSL 0.03-0.07), and distance to declivity same as the diameter of the spiracle. In dorsal view, promesonotum about 1.16 times longer than wide, anterior margin rounded, sides convex and narrowed posteriorly; sides of propodeum weakly convex.

Petiole longer than high (PTL 0.15-0.19, PTH 0.11-0.13) and with relatively short peduncle, ventral face medially convex. Combined outline of dorsal surface of peduncle and anterior face of node weakly concave, posterior face of node vertical and slightly concave, anterodorsal and posterodorsal corners rounded, dorsum convex. Subpetiolar process weakly present as denticle, shorter than the diameter of the propodeal spiracle. Postpetiolar node nearly rounded and lower than petiolar node. In dorsal view, postpetiolar node wider than petiolar node (PPW 0.12-0.15, PTW 0.09-0.11), petiolar node wider than long (PTW 0.09-0.11, PNL 0.06-0.09), anterior and posterior margins of petiole and postpetiole nearly straight, lateral margins rounded in petiole and postpetiole.

Dorsal surface of head, mandibles, clypeus and supraclypeal area smooth and shiny, with scattered piligerous punctae on head and mandibles. Gena and frontal lobes with longitudinal rugae. Mesosoma smooth and shiny, except for katepisternum (mesopleuron) and metapleuron (finely areolate-rugose). Petiole and ventral margin of postpetiole areolate. In dorsal view, promesonotum, postpetiole and gaster smooth and shiny; propodeum and petiole finely areolate.

Lateral margins and posterior margin of head with short decumbent hairs, and long suberect hairs. Scapes with abundant decumbent hairs. Outer margin of mandible with decumbent hairs. Mesosoma with short decumbent hairs and long suberect or subdecumbent hairs. Petiole and postpetiole with short decumbent hairs and longer subdecumbent hairs. Tibia with appressed hairs. Gaster with abundant decumbent hairs and long subdecumbent hairs. Color yellowish ferruginous.

Distribution and biology.

Carebara jajoby  is known from the east and northwest of Madagascar (Figure 68). This species was mainly found in littoral rainforest, montane rainforest, montane shrubland, rainforest, and rainforest (transition to montane forest). C. jajoby  is distributed in elevations ranging from 10 m to 2000 m. Specimens were collected using maxi-Winkler traps. Individuals and colonies were found in the following microhabitats: dead twigs above ground, rotten logs, rotten logs in root mat, ground nests, sifted litter, leaf mold, rotten wood, under rootmat, litter on rocks, and under stones.

Comments.

Carebara jajoby  can be confused with the following species: C. sampi  , C. vazimba  , and C. kabosy  , but can be separated from them by the following combination of characters. In major workers, dorsum of head of C. sampi  is smooth and shiny or with fine longitudinal rugae laterally. In case the dorsum of head presents well-defined longitudinal rugae like C. vazimba  , C. kabosy  , and C. jajoby  then the propodeal tooth of C. jajoby  is longer than the diameter of the propodeal spiracle. In minor workers, C. jajoby  can be separated from the others species by the prescence of abundant subdecumbent hairs in the gaster, and with fewer than ten longer suberect hairs. C. jajoby  is distributed from the east and northwest of Madagascar, while C. sampi  is distributed from south and southwestern, C. vazimba  is distributed in the north, northeastern and northwestern. Other nine species were recorded at the same localities: C. bara  , C. betsi  , C. grandidieri  , C. hainteny  , C. hiragasy  , C. kabosy  , C. mahafaly  , C. nosindambo  , and C. placida  .

C. jajoby  have four intermediates in the major worker subcaste (Figure 44). The posterolateral corners of head of intermediates narrow posteriorly and increase in size from intermediate 1 to 4. The posterior margin of the head in intermediates 1 and 2 is less concave than intermediates 3 and 4. The lateral margins of the head are convex in all intermediates, with intermediate 4 having lateral margins nearly straight. The eyes are small and reduced to one ommatidium in intermediates 1, 2 and 3, while between 2 and 30 ommatidia are found in intermediate 4. Ocelli are absent in intermediates 1, 2 and 3, but one ocellus is present and well developed in intermediate 4. Reduced flight sclerites are present in intermediate 4. The dorsum of the mesosoma is convex anteriorly and gradually slopes to the declivity in intermediate 4. The dorsum of the promesonotum is high and nearly rounded in intermediates 1, 2 and 3. The shape of the petiole and postpetiole do not vary much in intermediates, with the exception of intermediate 4, where the combined outline of dorsal surface of peduncle and anterior face of node is nearly straight. The propodeum is armed with a pair of triangular teeth in all intermediates. The head is smooth and shiny in the frontal area and with finely longitudinal and parallel rugae in full-face view in all intermediates. Pilosity on head and body follows the same pattern in all intermediates, except for intermediate 4, which has abundant and very short appressed hairs on the gaster. Larger major workers with eleven antennal segments, and seven teeth.

Additional material examined.

MADAGASCAR: Antsiranana  : Parc National de Marojejy, 25.4 km 30° NNE Andapa, 10.9 km 311° NW Manantenina, -14.445, 49.735, 2000 m, montane shrubland, 23.xi.2003, (B.L. Fisher); Antsiranana  , Parc National de Marojejy, Manantenina River, 27.6 km 35° NE Andapa, 9.6 km 327° NNW Manantenina, -14.435, 49.76, 775 m, rainforest, 15-18.xi.2003, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Antsiranana  , Parc National de Marojejy, Manantenina River, 27.6 km 35° NE Andapa, 9.6 km 327° NNW Manantenina, -14.435, 49.76, 775 m, rainforest, 11.xii.2005, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Antsiranana  , 6.5 km SSW Befingotra, Réserve Anjanaharibe-Sud, -14.75, 49.5, 875 m, rainforest, 21.x.1994, (B.L. Fisher); Antsiranana  , Réserve Spéciale Manongarivo, 12.8 km 228° SW Antanambao, -13.97667, 48.42333, 780 m, rainforest, 11.x.1998, (B.L. Fisher); Antsiranana  , Réserve Spéciale Manongarivo, 10.8 km 229° SW Antanambao, -13.96167, 48.43333, 400 m, rainforest, 8.xii.1998, (B.L. Fisher); Antsiranana  , Réserve Spéciale Manongarivo, 12.8 km 228° SW Antanambao, -13.97667, 48.42333, 780 m, rainforest, 11-17.x.1998, (B.L. Fisher); Antsiranana  , Réserve Spéciale Manongarivo, 14.5 km 220° SW Antanambao, -13.99833, 48.42833, 1175 m, montane rainforest, 20.x.1998, (B.L. Fisher); Antsiranana  , Makirovana forest, -14.17066, 49.95409, 225 m, rainforest, 4-6.v.2011, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Antsiranana  , Makirovana forest, -14.16666, 49.95, 715 m, rainforest, 2.v.2011, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Antsiranana  , Makirovana forest, -14.16044, 49.95216, 550 m, rainforest, 1-2.v.2011, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Antsiranana  , Makirovana forest, -14.16666, 49.95, 715 m, rainforest, 1-2.v.2011, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Antsiranana  , Makirovana forest, -14.16506, 49.9477, 900 m, montane rainforest, 30.iv.-1.v.2011, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Antsiranana  , Makirovana forest, -14.16044, 49.95216, 550 m, rainforest, 1.v.2011, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Antsiranana  , Makirovana forest, -14.17066, 49.95409, 415 m, rainforest, 28-29.iv.2011, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Antsiranana  , Réserve Spéciale Manongarivo, 10.8 km 229° SW Antanambao, -13.96167, 48.43333, 400 m, rainforest, 8.xi.1998, (B.L. Fisher); Antsiranana  , Galoko chain, Mont Galoko, -13.58487, 48.71818, 520 m, rainforest, 19.ii.2013, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Antsiranana  , Galoko chain, Mont Galoko, -13.58487, 48.71818, 520 m, rainforest, 17.ii.2013, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Antsiranana  , Galoko chain, Mont Galoko, -13.59358, 48.73157, 1100 m, montane forest, 22.ii.2013, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Antsiranana  , Parc National de Marojejy, Manantenina River, 27.6 km 35° NE Andapa, 9.6 km 327° NNW Manantenina, -14.435, 49.76, 775 m, rainforest, 16.xi.2003, (B.L. Fisher); Fianarantsoa  : Forêt de Vevembe, 66.6 km 293° Farafangana, -22.791, 47.18183, 600 m, rainforest, transition to montane forest, 24.iv.2006, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Fianarantsoa  , Forêt de Vevembe, 66.6 km 293° Farafangana, -22.791, 47.18183, 600 m, rainforest, transition to montane forest, 23.iv.2006, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Toamasina: Montagne d’Akirindro 7.6 km 341° NNW Ambinanitelo, -15.28833, 49.54833, 600 m, rainforest, 17-21.iii.2003, (Fisher, Griswold et al.); Toamasina, Forêt Ambatovy, 14.3 km 57° Moramanga, -18.85083, 48.32, 1075 m, montane rainforest, 21.iii.2004, (Malagasy ant team); Toamasina, Torotorofotsy, -18.87082, 48.34737, 1070 m, montane rainforest, marsh edge, 24.iii.2004, (Malagasy ant team); Toamasina, Forêt Ambatovy, 14.3 km 57° Moramanga, -18.85083, 48.32, 1075 m, montane rainforest, 22.iii.2004, (Malagasy ant team); Toamasina, Forêt Ambatovy, 14.3 km 57° Moramanga, -18.85083, 48.32, 1075 m, montane rainforest, 18.xii.2004, (B.L. Fisher); Toamasina, Réserve Ambodiriana, 4.8 km 306° Manompana, along Manompana river, -16.67233, 49.70117, 125 m, rainforest, 19.xi.2005, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Toamasina, Parc National Mananara-Nord, 7.1 km 261° Antanambe, -16.455, 49.7875, 225 m, rainforest, 14.xi.2005, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Toamasina, Ile Sainte Marie, Forêt Ambohidena, 22.8 km 44° Ambodifotatra, -16.82433, 49.96417, 20 m, littoral rainforest, 21.xi.2005, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Toamasina, Réserve Ambodiriana, 4.8 km 306° Manompana, along Manompana river, -16.67233, 49.70117, 125 m, rainforest, 18.xi.2005, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Toamasina, Réserve Analamazaotra, Parc National, Andasibe, -18.92778, 48.41833, 947 m, 7.i.2006, (A.Ballerio); Toamasina, Ambatovy, 12.4 km NE Moramanga, -18.84963, 48.2947, 1010 m, montane rainforest, 3-6.iii.2007, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Toamasina, Ambatovy, 12.4 km NE Moramanga, -18.83937, 48.30842, 1080 m, montane rainforest, 4-7.iii.2007, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Toamasina, 6.3 km S Ambanizana, Andranobe, -15.6813, 49.958, 25 m, rainforest, 23.xi.1993, (B.L. Fisher); Toamasina, 6.3 km S Ambanizana, Andranobe, -15.6813, 49.958, 25 m, rainforest, 14.xi.1993, (B.L. Fisher); Toamasina, 6.9 km NE Ambanizana, Ambohitsitondroina, -15.58506, 50.00952, 825 m, rainforest, 2.xii.1993, (B.L. Fisher); Toamasina, Forêt classée Andriantantely, -18.695, 48.81333, 530 m, rainforest, 4-7.xii.1998, (H.J.Ratsirarson); Toamasina, Forêt classée Sandranantitra, -18.04833, 49.09167, 450 m, rainforest, 18-21.i.1999, (H.J.Ratsirarson); Toamasina, Forêt classée Didy, -18.19833, 48.57833, 960 m, rainforest, 16-23.xii.1998, (H.J.Ratsirarson); Toamasina, Forêt classée Andriantantely, -18.695, 48.81333, 530 m, rainforest, 7-10.xii.1998, (H.J.Ratsirarson); Toamasina, Station forestière Analamazaotra, Analamazaotra 1.3km S Andasibe, -18.38466, 48.41271, 980 m, montane rainforest, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Toamasina, Corridor Forestier Analamay-Mantadia, Ambohibolakely, -18.77898, 48.36375, 918 m, rainforest, 23-28.xi.2012, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Toamasina, Ankerana, -18.4104, 48.8189, 855 m, rainforest, 22-27.i.2012, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Toamasina, Corridor Forestier Analamay-Mantadia, Ambatoharanana, -18.80388, 48.40506, 1013 m, rainforest, 12-19.xii.2012, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Toamasina, Corridor Forestier Analamay-Mantadia, Ambohibolakely, -18.76087, 48.37128, 1044 m, rainforest, 29.xi.2012, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Toamasina, Corridor Forestier Analamay-Mantadia, Ambohibolakely, -18.76131, 48.36437, 983 m, rainforest, 23.xi.2012, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Toamasina, Corridor Forestier Analamay-Mantadia, Ambohibolakely, -18.76131, 48.36437, 983 m, rainforest, 26.xi.2012, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Toamasina, Corridor Forestier Analamay-Mantadia, Tsaravoniana, -18.76465, 48.41938, 1039 m, rainforest, 4-5.xii.2012, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Toamasina, Corridor Forestier Analamay-Mantadia, Tsaravoniana, -18.76369, 48.4203, 984 m, rainforest, 2-7.xii.2012, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Toamasina, Corridor Forestier Analamay-Mantadia, Ambatoharanana, -18.80398, 48.40358, 1064 m, rainforest, 12-19.xii.2012, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Toamasina, Corridor Forestier Analamay-Mantadia, Tsaravoniana, -18.76465, 48.41938, 1039 m, rainforest, 2-7.xii.2012, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Toamasina, Corridor Forestier Analamay-Mantadia, Ambohibolakely, -18.76131, 48.36437, 983 m, rainforest, 23-28.xi.2012, (B.L. Fisher et al.); Toliara  : Forêt de Petriky, 12.5 km W 272° Tolagnaro, -25.06167, 46.87, 10 m, littoral rainforest, 22.xi.1998, (B.L. Fisher).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Carebara