Bothroponera sulcata fossulata

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Bothroponera sulcata fossulata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Bothroponera
Species: B. sulcata
Subspecies: B. sulcata fossulata
Trinomial name
Bothroponera sulcata fossulata
(Forel, 1900)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (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.

  • fossulata. Ponera (Bothroponera) sulcata var. fossulata Forel, 1900d: 323 (diagnosis in key) (w.) INDIA. Combination in Pachycondyla (Bothroponera): Emery, 1901a: 46; in Bothroponera: Joma & Mackay, 2013: 2; Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 77.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1901b. Notes sur les sous-familles des Dorylines et Ponérines (Famille des Formicides). Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 45: 32-54 (page 46, Combination in Pachycondyla (Bothroponera))
  • Forel, A. 1900f. Les Formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part VII. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 13: 303-332 (page 323, (diagnosis in key) 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)