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Species: Nesomyrmex antoniensis   (Forel, 1912) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Leptothorax asper var. antoniensis Forel, 1912h PDF: 18 (w.) COLOMBIA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Junior synonym of Nesomyrmex tristani: Kempf, 1959d: 415.
Revived from synonymy and raised to species: Longino, 2006B PDF: 136.


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

Distribution Notes:

Colombia, Venezuela.


Longino 2013: Has been collected in second growth habitats, nesting in dead stems.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Roadside veg., small farms, coffee., 1 times found in Dense second growth with few larger trees., 1 times found in Pastures and scrubby second growth vegetation., 1 times found in roadside vegetation.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times Nest in dead Piper branch., 1 times In dead herb stem., 1 times strays on vegetation.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times search.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 600 meters, 437 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Nesomyrmex antoniensis: casent0909002

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