Syscia persimilis

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

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Guatemala, Mexico, Mexico, Nicaragua (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • persimilis. Syscia persimilis Longino & Branstetter, 2021: 31, fig. 10 (w.q.intercaste.) NICARAGUA, MEXICO, GUATEMALA.
    • Type-material: holotype worker, paratype workers, paratype queens, paratype intercastes (numbers not stated).
    • Type-locality: holotype Nicaragua: Jinotega, RN Cerro Kilambé, 13.57028, -85.69737 ±20 m., 1500 m., 23.v.2011, cloud forest, sifted leaf litter (LLAMA, Wa-D-05-1-26); paratypes: with same data, with same data but 23.v.2011 (LLAMA, Wa-D-05-1-03), with same data but 23.v.2011 (LLAMA, Wa-D-05-2-27).
    • Type-depositories: CASC (holotype); CASC, MCZC, UCDC, USNM (paratypes).
    • Distribution: Belize, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua.

Description

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