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.
  • Bothroponera in Ponerinae: Mayr, 1862: 713 (in key) [Poneridae]; Mayr, 1865: 13 [Poneridae]; Dalla Torre, 1893: 35.
  • Bothroponera in Pachycondylinae, Pachycondylini: Ashmead, 1905c: 382.
  • Bothroponera in Ponerinae, Ponerini: Emery, 1895l: 767; Emery, 1911e: 75 [subtribe Pachycondylini]; Wheeler, 1922: 648; all subsequent authors.
  • Bothroponera as subgenus of Ponera: Emery, 1895l: 767; Forel, 1900f: 325.
  • Bothroponera as subgenus of Pachycondyla: Emery, 1901b: 42; Wheeler, 1910a: 135; Emery, 1911e: 75; Arnold, 1915: 55; Forel, 1917: 237; Donisthorpe, 1943g: 628.
  • Bothroponera as genus: Mayr, 1862: 717; Dalla Torre, 1893: 35; Bingham, 1903: 95; Ashmead, 1905c: 382; Wheeler, 1918c: 299 (footnote); Wheeler, 1922: 648; Wheeler & Chapman, 1925: 67; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 49; Bernard, 1953b: 187; Taylor, 1987a: 9; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 21; Wheeler & Wheeler, 1985b: 256; Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 78.
  • Bothroponera as junior synonym of Pachycondyla: Brown, 1973b: 179 [provisional]; Snelling, 1981: 389; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 11; Brown, in Bolton, 1994: 164; Bolton, 2003: 166.
  • Bothroponera revived from synonymy: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 72.
Obsolete classifications
Genus Bothroponera references

Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 72 (diagnosis, synoptic description, distribution, ecology and behavior, phylogenetic and taxonomic considerations); Joma & Mackay, 2017 7: (sulcata species complex); Cantone, 2017: 253 (brief male diagnosis); Joma & Mackay, 2020: 364 (talpa species complex key)

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Extant: 42 valid species, 2 valid subspecies

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