Bothroponera berthoudi

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Bothroponera berthoudi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Bothroponera
Species group: pumicosa
Species: B. berthoudi
Binomial name
Bothroponera berthoudi
Forel, 1901

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality).

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




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

  • berthoudi. Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) berthoudi Forel, 1901f: 344 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Forel, 1913b: 306 (m.). Subspecies of pumicosa: Forel, 1913a: 109. Junior synonym of strigulosa: Arnold, 1952a: 460. Status as species: Joma and Mackay, 2013: 3; Jomo & Mackay, 2015: 545. Senior synonym of variolosa: Joma and Mackay, 2015: 545.
  • variolosa. Bothroponera variolosa Arnold, 1947: 131, fig. 1 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 311; in Bothroponera: Joma & Mackay, 2013: 3; Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 77. Junior synonym of berthoudi: Joma and Mackay, 2015: 545.