Bothroponera kenyensis

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Bothroponera kenyensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Bothroponera silvestrii)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Bothroponera
Species: Bothroponera kenyensis
Santschi, 1937

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Specimen Labels

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


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

  • 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.