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Species: Brachymyrmex musculus   Forel, 1899 

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Brachymyrmex musculus_cf

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Brachymyrmex tristis r. musculus Forel, 1899h PDF: 124 (w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1901d PDF: 135 (q.).
Raised to species: Forel, 1901d PDF: 135.
See also: Santschi, 1923b PDF: 673.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica, Guyana, Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in cloud forest, 2 times found in city park, 1 times found in landscaped area in city, 1 times found in Seymour Site 726, 1 times found in 1� forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times treefall at Carlos and Liddys' house, strangler Ficus with attached Clusia, othe, 1 times nest in clay soil, 1 times tree/shrubs, 1 times strays, 1 times foragers, 1 times Aechmea II.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times search, 1 times sweeping, 1 times litter sample.

Elevations: collected from 1100 - 1960 meters, 1468 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Brachymyrmex musculus: usnment00757155

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