Parasyscia piochardi

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Parasyscia piochardi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Parasyscia
Species: P. piochardi
Binomial name
Parasyscia piochardi
Emery, 1882

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Israel, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • piochardi. Parasyscia piochardi Emery, in André, 1882c: 236, pl. 14, figs. 6, 7 (w.) SYRIA.
    • Combination in Cerapachys (Parasyscia): Emery, 1902c: 24.
    • Combination in Parasyscia: Borowiec, M.L. 2016: 205.
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 17; Emery, 1909c: 356; Emery, 1911d: 9; Forel, 1913d: 427; Brown, 1975: 23; Bolton, 1995b: 144; Borowiec, L. 2014: 62.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 144, catalogue)
  • Borowiec, M.L. 2016. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dorylinae (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). ZooKeys 608: 1-280 (doi: 10.3897/zookeys.608.9427).
  • Emery, C. 1882a [1881]. [Untitled. 3e Genre. - Parasyscia, Emery, nov. gen.]. Pp. 235-236 in: André, Ern. Les fourmis [part]. Pp. 233-280 in: André, Edm. 1881-1886. Species des Hyménoptères d'Europe et d'Algérie. Tome Deuxième. Beaune: Edmond André, 91 (page 236, pl. 14, fig. 6, 7 worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1902c. Note mirmecologiche. Rend. Sess. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (n.s.) 6: 22-34 (page 24, Combination in Cerapachys (Parasyscia))