Bothroponera laevissima

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Bothroponera laevissima
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Bothroponera
Species group: pumicosa
Species: B. laevissima
Binomial name
Bothroponera laevissima
(Arnold, 1915)

Pachycondyla laevissima sam-hym-c008789a p 1 high.jpg

Pachycondyla laevissima sam-hym-c008789a dorsal 1.jpg

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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 laevissima for further details




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

  • laevissima. Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) laevissima Arnold, 1915: 58, pl. 2, fig. 15 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in Bothroponera: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 73; in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 306; in Bothroponera: Joma & Mackay, 2013: 3; Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 76.