Bothroponera silvestrii

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Bothroponera silvestrii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Bothroponera
Species group: sulcata
Species: B. silvestrii
Binomial name
Bothroponera silvestrii
Santschi, 1914

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ghana (type locality), United Republic of Tanzania.

Distribution based on specimens

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


Biology

Castes

Male

Nomenclature

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

  • silvestrii. Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) silvestrii Santschi, 1914d: 313 (w.) GHANA.
    • Combination in Bothroponera: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 72.\
    • Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 309.
    • Combination in Bothroponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 77.
    • Senior synonym of nimba, kenyensis: Joma & Mackay, 2017: 17.
  • kenyensis. Bothroponera kenyensis Santschi, 1937a: 47, figs. 1-3 (w.) KENYA.
    • Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 306.
    • Combination in Bothroponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 77.
    • Junior synonym of silvestrii: Joma & Mackay, 2017: 17.
  • nimba. Bothroponera silvestrii r. nimba Bernard, 1953b: 188 (w.) GUINEA.
    • Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 307.
    • Combination in Bothroponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 77.
    • Junior synonym of silvestrii: Joma & Mackay, 2017: 17.

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