Syscia benevidesae

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Syscia benevidesae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Syscia
Species: S. benevidesae
Binomial name
Syscia benevidesae
Longino & Branstetter, 2021



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Colombia, Costa Rica (type locality), Ecuador, Panama, Venezuela.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.




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

  • benevidesae. Syscia benevidesae Longino & Branstetter, 2021: 21, fig. 11 (w.q.) COSTA RICA, PANAMA, COLOMBIA, ECUADOR, VENEZUELA.
    • Type-material: holotype worker, 1 paratype queen.
    • Type-locality: holotype Costa Rica: Puntarenas, 10 km. SW Pto Jimenez, 8.46553, -83.36928 ±30 m., 240 m., 12.iii.2008, wet forest, sifted leaf litter, JTL6197-s (J. Longino); paratype: 13 km. SW Pto Jimenez, 8.40667, -83.32833±200 m., 130 m., 10.iii.2008, tropical rainforest, sifted leaf litter, JTL6209-21 (J. Longino).
    • Type-depositories: UCRS (holotype); CASC (paratype).
    • Distribution: Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama, Venezuela.