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Species: Pseudomyrmex maculatus   (Smith, 1855) 

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Pseudomyrmex maculatus_cf, Pseudomyrmex maculatus_nr

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pseudomyrma maculata Smith, 1855c PDF: 158 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1958f: 454.
Revived status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 57; Mann, 1916 PDF: 426.
Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex laticeps, Pseudomyrmex wagneri: Kempf, 1958f: 454.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in edge of second-growth rainforest, 3 times found in tropical moist forest, 1 times found in rainforest edge, 1 times found in roadside edge, 1 times found in old field/ pasture.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times on low vegetation, 3 times ex dead twig, 2 times recent tree-fall, 1 times on tree trunk, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times ex dead twig of woody composite.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times En Trampa Malaise 8 a.m. 10pm, 1 times Malaise trap.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1010 meters, 349 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Pseudomyrmex maculatus: casent0902852; syntype of Pseudomyrma nigropilosa wagneri: casent0915511; syntype of Pseudomyrma nigropilosa laticeps: casent0907482

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