Bothroponera variolosa

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Bothroponera variolosa
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Bothroponera berthoudi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Bothroponera
Species: Bothroponera variolosa
Arnold, 1947

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


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

  • variolosa. Bothroponera variolosa Arnold, 1947: 131, fig. 1 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 311; in Bothroponera: Joma & Mackay, 2013: 3; Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 77. Junior synonym of berthoudi: Joma and Mackay, 2015: 545.