Bothroponera sanguinea

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Bothroponera sanguinea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Bothroponera
Species: B. sanguinea
Binomial name
Bothroponera sanguinea
(Santschi, 1920)

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Type Specimen Label

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • sanguinea. Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) sanguinea Santschi, 1920b: 7 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Combination in Bothroponera: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 772; in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 309; in Bothroponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 76.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Wheeler W. M. 1922. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45: 711-1004