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Species: Pseudomyrmex ethicus   (Forel, 1911) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pseudomyrma ethica Forel, 1911g PDF: 280 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kusnezov, 1964 PDF: 83.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Pasture, fencerows, stream edge with a few tall trees, 1 times found in scrubby riparian vegetation, 2 times found in tropical moist forest, 1 times found in goat pasture, 1 times found in scrub veg., 1 times found in second-growth rainforest edge, 1 times found in 2nd growth rainforest, 1 times found in banana grove, 1 times found in edge of second-growth rainforest, 1 times found in garden.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times sweeping, 2 times on low vegetation, 1 times strays, 1 times Nest in small dead stick, 1 times Malaise trao, 1 times general collecting, 1 times ex dead twig of vine, 1 times ex dead twig of melastom. tree, 1 times ex dead twig.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times search, 3 times Malaise trap, 2 times sweeping, 00-11 times beating vegetation, 10.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1100 meters, 353 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pseudomyrmex ethicus: casent0907546; type of Pseudomyrma ethica: focol0522

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