Bothroponera lamottei

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Bothroponera lamottei
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Bothroponera soror)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Bothroponera
Species: Bothroponera lamottei
Bernard, 1953

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Type Specimen Label

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


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • lamottei. Bothroponera lamottei Bernard, 1953b: 188 (w.) GUINEA.
    • Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 306.
    • Combination in Bothroponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 77.
    • Junior synonym of soror: Joma & Mackay, 2017: 43.