Carebara periyarensis sp. nov. (“Hymenoptera: Formicidae”) a new species from India.
A new species of the genus Carebara Westwood, 1840, Carebara periyarensis sp. nov. is described and illustrated based on the worker caste. The new species resembles C. affinis and C. diversa, having 11 segmented antenna, however it can be differentiated from them by following combination of characteristics; small body size, short propodeal spine and body sculpture. An identification key to the genus Carebara is also updated.