Parasyscia sylvicola

AntWiki: The Ants --- Online
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Parasyscia sylvicola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Parasyscia
Species: P. sylvicola
Binomial name
Parasyscia sylvicola
(Arnold, 1955)

Cerapachys sylvicola casent0066868 profile 1.jpg

Cerapachys sylvicola casent0066868 dorsal 1.jpg

Specimen labels


Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

Check data from AntWeb




The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • sylvicola. Cerapachys sylvicola Arnold, 1955: 761, fig. 26 (w.) ZIMBABWE.
    • Type-material: holotype worker, paratype workers (number not stated, “numerous”).
    • Type-locality: holotype Zimbabwe (“S Rhodesia”): Vumba Mts, 5000 ft (G. Arnold); paratypes with same data.
    • Type-depositories: SAMC (holotype); BMNH, SAMC (paratypes).
    • Combination in Parasyscia: Borowiec, M.L. 2016: 205.
    • Status as species: Brown, 1975: 23; Bolton, 1995b: 145.
    • Distribution: Zimbabwe.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Borowiec M. L. 2016. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dorylinae (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). ZooKeys 608: 1–280.
  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection