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Species: Bothroponera aspera   Arnold, 1962 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Bothroponera laevissima var. aspera Arnold, 1962 PDF: 844 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: South Africa: Ysterfontein, nr Saldanha Bay (A.J. Hesse & Thom). Type-depository: SAMC. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: paratype workers (number not stated, “numerous specimens”). Paratype-locality: same as for holotype. Paratype-depositories: BMNH, SAMC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, 1995a: 303.
Status as species: Joma & Mackay, 2015 10.13102/sociobiology.v62i4.845 PDF: 543 (redescription).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: South Africa
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

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