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BothroponeraBothroponera cribrata Santschi

Bothroponera cribrata Santschi

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Congo (Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) cribrata n. sp., Santschi, 1910c: 349, worker; revived combination by Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 76) collected at Brazzaville, by A. Weiss - see below
worker only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

Santschi's (1910c) description is at {original description}.

WORKER - Petiolar node sharply truncated posteriorly; head, thorax, petiole and postpetiole coarsely punctate, punctate-rugulose or striated; mandibles striate; TL 8 mm; testaceous yellow.

{Bothroponera cribrata}The photomontage of the type worker is collated from (Note: the scale on the dorsal view appears to be wrong, the lateral and head scales match).

2007, 2012, 2014, 2017 - Brian Taylor CBiol FRSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.