The Ants of Africa
Bothroponera sanguinea (Santschi)

Bothroponera sanguinea (Santschi)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location "Congo" - the only "Congo" location visited by the collector Le Moult seems to have been Fort Crampel, Central African Republic (Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) sanguinea, Santschi, 1920b: 7, worker; new status Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 76) collected by Le Moult; no images on Antweb (June 2014).
worker only described (Bolton, 1995) .

Santschi's (1920b) description is at {original description}.

Oxford University Museum specimens

Bothroponera sanguinea
B Taylor det.
E Zassi

03°16'56.5" S
015°28'28.3" E
Wooded Savannah; 24h pitfall trap

{Pachycondyla sanguineaThe photomontage is of a worker from Congo, Réserve de Lésio-Louna, collector Eric Zassi (14-t-1-1).

{Pachycondyla sanguinea} The photomontage is collated from
Collection Information: Angola: Gallery forest R. Kamuaji, trib Dilolo, trib. Chiumbe; 00°00'00"N 000°00'00"E; Collection codes: SAM-HYM-C007963 Date: 24 Jan 1963
Collected by: Method: Berlese funnel litter sample. Note my opinion that W L Brown's identification as Pachycondyla pachyderma was erroneous. That is black with distinctive red spots on the posterior of the gaster segments.

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