Parasyscia valida

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Parasyscia valida
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Parasyscia
Species: P. valida
Binomial name
Parasyscia valida
(Arnold, 1960)

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -28.95° to -28.95°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • valida. Cerapachys validus Arnold, 1960a: 79, fig. 1 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA.
    • Type-material: holotype worker.
    • Type-locality: South Africa: Natal, Drakensberg Mts, Cathedral Peak Forestry Reserve, Little Berg Summits, Themeda grassland, 5500-6000 ft, iii.1959 (B.R. & P.J. Stuckenberg).
    • Type-depository: SAMC.
    • Combination in Parasyscia: Borowiec, M.L. 2016: 205.
    • Status as species: Brown, 1975: 24; Bolton, 1995b: 145.
    • Distribution: South Africa.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Borowiec M. L. 2016. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dorylinae (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). ZooKeys 608: 1–280.
  • Brown W. L., Jr. 1975. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. V. Ponerinae, tribes Platythyreini, Cerapachyini, Cylindromyrmecini, Acanthostichini, and Aenictogitini. Search Agric. (Ithaca N. Y.) 5(1): 1-115.