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Species: Bothroponera ancilla   (Emery, 1899) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Ponera (Bothroponera) soror var. ancilla Emery, 1899d PDF: 472 (w.) CONGO. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Congo Brazzaville: Kouilou Province, Kuilu, Congo Brazzaville River, [Kouilou] 3°30’ to 4°30’ S, 11°45’ to 12°0’E,4°28’15’’ S, 11°41’56’’ E; MCSN AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Bothroponera: Wheeler, 1922: 74.
Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 302.
Status as species: Joma & Mackay, 2017 PDF: 12.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Congo, Gabon, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Shade coffee, 1 times found in Shrubland, 1 times found in Pine.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Litter Sieving + Winkler, 2 times Pitfall, Baits, Litter sieving/Winkler, Aspirator.

Elevations: collected from 1314 - 1608 meters, 1444 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2014-08-28 and 2015-08-04

Type specimens:



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