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Species: Pseudomyrmex laevifrons   Ward, 1989 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pseudomyrmex laevifrons Ward, 1989a PDF: 440. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Replacement name for Pseudomyrmex laeviceps Smith, 1877b PDF: 63.
[Junior primary homonym of Pseudomyrmex laeviceps Smith, 1859a PDF: 145.].


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Nicaragua, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 13 times found in edge of second-growth rainforest, 6 times found in CCL 840M, 4 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in tropical moist forest, 2 times found in lowland rainforest, 2 times found in rainforest edge, 2 times found in CES 300m., 1 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in montane wet forest, 1 times found in CES 300, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times on low vegetation, 3 times ex dead twig melastom. tree, 3 times on recently felled trees, 4 times felled tree, 3 times ex dead twig vine, 2 times in fresh treefall, 1 times collecting from Carapa guianensis, felled yesterday, along new roadcut just beyo, <1wk old treefall between lab clearing and River Station; strays. Domin times 3322-s, 2 times recent tree-fall, 1 times on stem, 1 times general collecting, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 12 times Fogging, 7 times search, 2 times direct collection, 3 times Malaise, 1 times Malaise trap.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 600 meters, 163 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pseudomyrmex laevifrons: casent0902923

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