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Extant: 1 valid subspecies
|Bothroponera talpa||nov. sp.||André, E., 1890, Matériaux pour servir a la faune myrmécologique de Sierra-Leone (Afrique occidentale)., Revista de Entomologia 9, pp. 311-327: 316, (download)||316||6879|
|Bothroponera talpa||Wheeler, W. M., 1922, The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition., Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45, pp. 39-269: 73, (download)||73||20597|
Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in rainforest, 7 times found in Shade coffee, 4 times found in mature wet forest, 2 times found in mature swamp forest, 3 times found in Primary Forest, 2 times found in Coffee/Banana, 1 times found in swamp forest, 1 times found in dans la foret, 1 times found in farmland, small path, 1 times found in gallery forest.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times ex sifted leaf litter, 5 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 2 times Moist soil, 2 times ex rotten log, 1 times under stone, 1 times nest in soil, 1 times in dead wood, 1 times ground, 1 times ex. rotten log.
Collected most commonly using these methods: 9 times Pitfall, Baits, Litter sieving/Winkler, Aspirator, 3 times Winkler, 4 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 4 times search, 2 times Hand collected, 1 times Hand, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 yogurt sample transect5m, 1 times Tamisage.
Elevations: collected from 110 - 1781 meters, 1076 meters average
Collect Date Range: collected between 1948-02-17 and 2019-11-13