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Species: Pseudomyrmex cretus   Ward, 1989 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pseudomyrmex cretus Ward, 1989a PDF: 412, figs. 9, 26, 27 (w.q.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica, Guatemala
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in tropical dry forest, 5 times found in dry forest, 3 times found in roadside vegetation, 1 times found in city park, 1 times found in town square, 1 times found in tropical dry road edge, 1 times found in xeric scrub.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex dead twig of Schoepfia, 3 times ex dead twig of Gliricidia sepium, 3 times on low vegetation, 1 times n dead fencepost, 2 times Glir. sepium twig, 1 times ex dead twig of Tabebuia, 2 times strays, 2 times on tree, 1 times on Acacia collinsii, 1 times extra-floral nectaries Croton, 1 times dawn flight of alates on peak, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times search.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 800 meters, 240 meters average

Type specimens: cretus paratype: casent0221211; Paratype: casent0794973, casent0794974, casent0794975, casent0794976, casent0794977, casent0794991, casent0794992; paratype of Pseudomyrmex cretus: casent0902918

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