Bothroponera Mayr, 1862 valid feminine
Bothroponera Mayr, 1862: 713 (diagnosis in key), 717 Type-species: Ponera pumicosa (obsolete combination of Bothroponera pumicosa), by subsequent designation of Emery, 1901b: 42.
Obsolete classifications
Genus Bothroponera catalogues

Mayr, 1863a: 397; Roger, 1863b: 16; Dalla Torre, 1893: 35; Emery, 1901b: 45 (species list); Emery, 1911e: 75 (Pachycondyla (Bothroponera)); Wheeler, 1922: 769 (Afrotropical); Wheeler, 1922: 1007 (Malagasy); Chapman & Capco, 1951: 49 (Asia); Taylor & Brown, 1985: 21 (Australia); Taylor, 1987a: 9 (Australia, New Caledonia, New Zealand); Bolton, 1995b: 302 (as part of Pachycondyla); Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 76 (species checklist); Fisher & Bolton, 2016: 217 (Afrotropical, Malagasy checklist).

Genus Bothroponera references

Mayr, 1865: 13 (diagnosis); Mayr, 1867a: 82 (diagnosis); Emery, 1887f: 18 (footnote) (Asia, Australia key); Forel, 1900f: 322 (India, Sri Lanka Ponera (Bothroponera) species key); Emery, 1901b: 42 (diagnosis); Bingham, 1903: 96 (India, Sri Lanka, Burma Bothroponera species key); Emery, 1911e: 75 (Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) diagnosis); Arnold, 1915: 55 (South Africa Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) species key); Wheeler, 1922: 69, 72 (diagnosis, Afrotropical species key); Arnold, 1952a: 461 (South Africa species key); Rakotonirina & Fisher, 2013a: 105 (Madagascar Pachycondyla wasmannii group key); Joma & Mackay, 2013: 6 (Bothroponera cavernosa complex key); Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 74 (diagnosis, synopsis); Joma & Mackay, 2015: 543 (Bothroponera pumicosa complex key); Fisher & Bolton, 2016: 216 (diagnosis); Joma & Mackay, 2017: 10 (Bothroponera sulcata complex key); Cantone, 2017: 253 (brief male diagnosis); Joma & Mackay, 2020: 364 (Bothroponera talpa species complex key).

Genus Bothroponera references note

Some Bothroponera references are listed under Pachycondyla, sensu lato.

Citations

Extant: 43 valid species, 3 valid subspecies

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