Bothroponera crassa crassior

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Bothroponera crassa crassior
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Bothroponera ilgii)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Bothroponera
Species group: sulcata
Species: Bothroponera crassa crassior
Santschi, 1930

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Bothroponera ilgii.


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

  • crassior. Bothroponera crassa var. crassior Santschi, 1930a: 53 (w.) KENYA.
    • Santschi, 1930c: 267 (m.).
    • Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 304.
    • Combination in Bothroponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 77.
    • Subspecies of crassa: Santschi, 1930c: 267; Santschi, 1932a: 382; Bolton, 1995b: 304.
    • Status as species: Joma & Mackay, 2017: 17 (redescription).
    • Synonym of ilgii: Joma & Mackay, 2017: 17.
    • [Note: Joma & Mackay, 2017: 17 give crassior as senior synonym, but ilgii has priority.]
    • Material of the unavailable name andrieui referred here by Joma & Mackay, 2017: 17.