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Species: Nesomyrmex wilda   (Smith, 1943) 

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Nesomyrmex wilda_cf

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Leptothorax (Goniothorax) wilda Smith, 1943d PDF: 155 (w.q.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Nesomyrmex (Nesomyrmex): Smith, 1951c PDF: 817; in Nesomyrmex: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 272.
See also: Kempf, 1959d: 421.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in Subtropical thorn forest, 4 times found in tropical dry forest, 1 times found in subtropical thorn woodland, 1 times found in farmland fencerow, 3 times found in Tropical hardwood forest, 1 times found in Acacia woodland, 2 times found in rainforest edge, 1 times found in forest/pasture edge, montane wet forest, 1 times found in pasture/cloud forest edge, 1 times found in Acacia brush and grass, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 9 times dead branch, 2 times nest in dead branch, 1 times nest in thorn Zanthoxylum, 1 times ex dead branch of Prosopis glandulosa, 1 times beating vegetation, 2 times beating veg., 2 times on low vegetation, 1 times nest in dead twig, 1 times strays, 1 times on trunk, 1 times on tree trunk, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times beating, 3 times hand collecting, 1 times search, 2 times direct collection, 1 times Winkler48h, 1 times beating vegetation (3 hour period), 1 times beating vegetation (3 hours), 1 times flight intercept trap, 1 times pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 970 meters, 210 meters average

Type specimens: paratype: casent0104567, casent0104568; Paratype: fmnhins0000062743, fmnhins0000062744

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