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Species: Pseudomyrmex major   (Forel, 1899) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pseudomyrma gracilis var. major Forel, 1899f PDF: 91 (w.) MEXICO. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1958f: 434.
Raised to species: Ward, 1993 PDF: 156 (in text).


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Chile, Mexico
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in tropical dry forest, 2 times found in Sonoran desert wash, 2 times found in littoral vegetation, 2 times found in mangrove, 3 times found in Port of entry, 1 times found in woodland, 1 times found in Sonoran desert, 1 times found in thorn scrub, 1 times found in near beach, 1 times found in oak woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times ex dead twig, 4 times on low vegetation, 3 times on Opuntia fulgida, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex dead branch Jacquinia macrocarpa, 2 times on Passiflora efn, 2 times on Lophocereus schottii, 2 times Nest in hollow twig, 1 times ex spider middens under stone, 1 times ex dead stem of herb plant, 1 times at water hole in wash, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times malaise, 1 times blacklight, 1 times hand collecting, 0 times in-field trap.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1950 meters, 456 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pseudomyrmex major: casent0902854

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