Bothroponera mlanjiensis

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Bothroponera mlanjiensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Bothroponera sculpturata)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Bothroponera
Species: Bothroponera mlanjiensis
Arnold, 1946

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


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

  • mlanjiensis. Bothroponera mlanjiensis Arnold, 1946: 55, figs. 8, 9 (w.q.) MALAWI.
    • Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 307;
    • combination in Bothroponera: Schmidt, C.A. & Shattuck, 2014: 76.
    • Status as species: Arnold, 1952a: 462 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 307.
    • Junior synonym of sculpturata: Joma & Mackay, 2020: 379.