Bothroponera pachyderma attenata

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Bothroponera pachyderma attenata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Bothroponera
Species: B. pachyderma
Subspecies: B. pachyderma attenata
Trinomial name
Bothroponera pachyderma attenata
(Santschi, 1920)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality).

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

  • attenata. Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) pachyderma var. attenata Santschi, 1920b: 7 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO.
    • [Justified emendation of spelling to attenuata: Santschi, 1933b: 95.]
    • Combination in Bothroponera: Schmidt, C.A. & Shattuck, 2014: 76.
    • Subspecies of pachyderma: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 771; Santschi, 1933b: 95.



  • Santschi, F. 1920b. Formicides nouveaux du Gabon, du Congo, de la Rhodesia et du Natal. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 60: 6-17 (page 7, worker described)
  • 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)