Bothroponera sulcata

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Bothroponera sulcata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Bothroponera
Species: B. sulcata
Binomial name
Bothroponera sulcata
(Mayr, 1867)

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality).


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Nomenclature

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

  • sulcata. Ponera sulcata Mayr, 1867c: 441 (w.) ("Vaterland unbekannt"). [Note: Emery, 1911d: 78 gives INDIA, possibly based on the collection data in Forel, 1900d: 326, and Bingham, 1903: 99.] [Unresolved junior primary homonym of Ponera sulcata Smith, F. 1858b: 99 (Bolton, 1995b: 310).] Forel, 1900d: 326 (m.). Combination in Bothroponera: Forel, 1891b: 124; in Pachycondyla (Bothroponera): Emery, 1901a: 46; in Bothroponera: Joma & Mackay, 2013: 2; Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 77. Current subspecies: nominal plus fossulata, sulcatotesserinoda.

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