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Species: Pseudomyrmex denticollis   (Emery, 1890) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pseudomyrma denticollis Emery, 1890c PDF: 66, pl. 5, fig. 26 (w.) PARAGUAY. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Kempf, 1960a PDF: 15 (q.).
Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kusnezov, 1953f PDF: 214.
See also: Gallardo, 1932a PDF: 56.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Alto Paraguay, Boquerón, Central, Ñeembucú, Pte. Hayes

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55

denticollis (EmeryHNS 1890b).

Alto Paraguay, Boquerón, Central, Ñeembucú, Pte. Hayes, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (ALWC, BMNH, IFML, INBP, MHNG MZSP). Literature records: Central, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (Emery 1890b, Emery 1896b, Kempf 1960).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Dry Chaco, scrub forest, 1 times found in dryforest, 1 times found in roadside edge, 1 times found in tropical dry forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times sweeping leguminous tree, 1 times ground nest, 1 times ground foragers, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times foraging ants.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times direct collection, 1 times sweeping.

Elevations: collected from 65 - 750 meters, 231 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pseudomyrmex denticollis: casent0902867, casent0904047

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