The Ants of Africa
Genus Bothroponera
Bothroponera cariosa Emery

Bothroponera cariosa Emery

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Mozambique (Bothroponera cariosa n. sp., Emery, 1895h: 20, worker) Delagoa Bay
worker only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

Emery's (1895h) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1915: 59) gave a translation, this is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 11 mm.

Oxford University Museum specimens

Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) cariosa
B Taylor det.
South Africa
Peter Hlavác

St Lucia
32°24.3' S
28°23.2' E
Kwazulu, Natal, St. Lucia, sea level

{Pachycondyla cariosa}The photomontage is of a worker from Kwazulu, Natal, South Africa, St. Lucia, S 28°23.2' E 32°24.3'; sea level; collector Peter Hlavác; 7-8.ii.2004.

{Pachycondyla cariosa}The photomontage is collated from Collection Information: labelled Pachycondyla granosa (Specimen Images); Specimen Code SAM-HYM-C007227B; Locality South Africa: Eastern Cape: Hogsback, Cape Province; 32°36'00"S 026°56'00"E 1200 m; Collection codes: SAM-HYM-C007227; Date: 24 Feb 1994; Collected by: M.H.Villet

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