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Bothroponera kruegeri (Forel)

Bothroponera kruegeri (Forel)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) Krügeri n. sp., Forel, 1910a: 28, worker; new status Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 77) Valdezia, Transvaal
subspecies asina (Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) asina n. sp., Santschi, 1912b: 153, worker; as Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) kruegeri For. stirps asina Sants. in Santschi, 1914e: 4) from Kenya, Demarchi - no images on Antweb (June 2014)
rhodesiana (Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) Krügeri For. v. Rhodesiana n. var., Forel, 1913a: 109, worker; Arnold, 1915, 57, male) from Zimbabwe, Bulawayo, G Arnold - see and the male at
worker only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

Forel's (1910a) description is at {original description}. Forel's (1913a) description of rhodesiana is at {original description}. Arnold (1915) gave a translation and described the male; these are at {original description}. Santschi's (1912b) description of asina is at {original description}.

{Pachycondyla kruegeri} The photomontage of a cotype worker is collated from

{Pachycondyla kruegeri} The photomontage is collated from

Locality: Zimbabwe (S. Rhodesia): Homestead Farm, Esigodini: 4km N; 20°16'00"S 028°57'00"E
Collection Information: Collection codes: SAM-HYM-C000535 Date: 4 Sep 1987
Collected by: A.Hart

{Pachycondyla kruegeri male} The photomontage of the type male is collated from

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