Bothroponera aspera

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Bothroponera aspera
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Bothroponera
Species group: pumicosa
Species: B. aspera
Binomial name
Bothroponera aspera
Arnold, 1962

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Identification

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality).

Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Bothroponera aspera for further details

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • aspera. Bothroponera laevissima var. aspera Arnold, 1962: 844 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 303; in Bothroponera: Joma & Mackay, 2013: 3; Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 76. Status as species: Jomo & Mackay, 2015: 543.

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