Syscia minuta

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



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Costa Rica (type locality), Nicaragua, Panama.

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.

  • minuta. Syscia minuta Longino & Branstetter, 2021: 28, fig. 8 (w.q.m.) COSTA RICA, PANAMA, NICARAGUA, BRAZIL.
    • Type-material: holotype worker, paratype workers, paratype queens, paratype males (numbers not stated).
    • Type-locality: holotype Costa Rica: Heredia, La Selva Biological Station, 10.43360, -84.01294 ±20 m., 50 m., 4.v.1993, bosque primario, suelo (ALAS, B/10/074); paratypes with same data.
    • Type-depositories: UCRS (holotype); CASC, DZUP, JTLC, MCZC, UCDC, UNAM, USNM (paratypes).
    • Distribution: Brazil, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama.