Bothroponera mlanjiensis

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Bothroponera mlanjiensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Bothroponera
Species: B. mlanjiensis
Binomial name
Bothroponera mlanjiensis
Arnold, 1946

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Malawi (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • mlanjiensis. Bothroponera mlanjiensis Arnold, 1946: 55, figs. 8, 9 (w.q.) MALAWI. Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 307; in Bothroponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 76.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1946. New species of African Hymenoptera. No. 6. Occas. Pap. Natl. Mus. South. Rhod. 2: 49-97 (page 55, figs. 8, 9 worker, queen described)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1995a. [Untitled. Taxonomic changes in Pachycondyla attributed to Brown.] Pp. 302-311 in: Bolton, B. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 307, Combination in Pachycondyla)
  • Schmidt, C.A. & Shattuck, S.O. 2014. The higher classification of the ant subfamily Ponerinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), with a review of ponerine ecology and behavior. Zootaxa. 3817, 1–242 (doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3817.1.1)