The Ants of Africa
Genus Tapinolepis
Tapinolepis (Mesanoplolepis) bothae (Forel)

Subgenus Mesanoplolepis

Tapinolepis (Mesanoplolepis) bothae (Forel)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type locality Kenya (Plagiolepis Bothae n. sp., Forel, 1907g: 86, queen & male; in Plagiolepis (Anacantholepis), Wheeler, 1922: 930; in Anoploplepis, Emery, 1926b: 17; in Tapinolepis by Bolton, 2003: 267) Fundu Is.
queen & male only described .

Forel's (1907g) description is at {original description}.

{Tapinolepis bothae queen}The photomontage of the holotype queen is collated from

{Tapinolepis bothae male}The photomontage of the type male is collated from

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