Parasyscia faurei

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Parasyscia faurei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Parasyscia
Species: P. faurei
Binomial name
Parasyscia faurei
(Arnold, 1949)


Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • faurei. Cerapachys faurei Arnold, 1949: 262, fig. 2 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA.
    • Type-material: 3 syntype workers.
    • Type-locality: South Africa: Zululand, Sordwana, vi., sifted from vegetable debris (G. Arnold).
    • Type-depository: SAMC.
    • Combination in Parasyscia: Borowiec, M.L. 2016: 204.
    • Status as species: Brown, 1975: 22; Bolton, 1995b: 143.
    • Distribution: South Africa.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Arnold G. 1949. New species of African Hymenoptera. No. 9. Occasional Papers of the National Museum of Southern Rhodesia. 2: 261-275.
  • Borowiec M. L. 2016. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dorylinae (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). ZooKeys 608: 1–280.