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Bothroponera
Bothroponera variolosa Arnold

Bothroponera variolosa Arnold

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Bothroponera variolosa n. sp., Arnold, 1947: 131, illustrated, worker; in Pachycondyla, Bolton 1995: 311; status revived Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 77); worker only described (see Bolton, 1995) .


{Pachycondyla variolosa}Arnold's (1947) description is at {original description}. Note, Arnold (1960b: 452) reduced variolosa to the rank of a subspecies of Bothroponera cariosa - see {original description}


{Pachycondyla variolosa} The photomontage is of a paratype worker; collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0902470.

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