Bothroponera kruegeri

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Bothroponera kruegeri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Bothroponera
Species group: sulcata
Species: B. kruegeri
Binomial name
Bothroponera kruegeri
(Forel, 1910)

Pachycondyla kruegeri sam-hym-c000535a profile 1.jpg

Pachycondyla kruegeri sam-hym-c000535a dorsal 1.jpg

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Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa (type locality), United Republic of Tanzania, Zimbabwe.

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

Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • kruegeri. Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) kruegeri Forel, 1910a: 28 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA.
    • Combination in Bothroponera: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 22.
    • Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 306.
    • Combination in Bothroponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 77.
    • Senior synonym of asina, rhodesiana: Joma & Mackay, 2017: 23.
    • See also: Arnold, 1915: 56.
  • asina. Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) asina Santschi, 1912b: 153 (w.) KENYA.
    • Combination in Bothroponera: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 770.
    • Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 303.
    • Combination in Bothroponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 77.
    • Subspecies of kruegeri: Santschi, 1914e: 4.
    • Junior synonym of kruegeri: Joma & Mackay, 2017: 23.
  • rhodesiana. Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) kruegeri var. rhodesiana Forel, 1913a: 109 (w.) ZIMBABWE.
    • Arnold, 1915: 57 (m.).
    • Combination in Bothroponera: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 770.
    • Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 308.
    • Combination in Bothroponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 77.
    • Junior synonym of kruegeri: Joma & Mackay, 2017: 23.

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