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Species: Myrmelachista reclusi   Forel, 1903 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Myrmelachista reclusi Forel, 1903e PDF: 263 (diagnosis in key) (w.) COLOMBIA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Myrmelachista (Decamera): Forel, 1912j PDF: 59; in Myrmelachista (Hincksidris): Kempf, 1972b PDF: 150.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Colombia, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in 2nd growth forest, 2 times found in montane wet forest, 2 times found in Wooded ravine, 1 times found in rainforest edge.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times in dead branches, 1 times Workers on Inga extrafloral nectaries, 1 times Roadside veg., small farms, coffee. In roadside herb stalk., 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times in petiolar chamber Piper, 1 times ex dead twig.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times search.

Elevations: collected from 1000 - 1560 meters, 1235 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Myrmelachista reclusi: casent0909926

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