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Species: Pseudomyrmex malignus   (Wheeler, 1921) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pseudomyrma maligna Wheeler, 1921f PDF: 143, fig. 14 (w.q.m.) GUYANA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1961a PDF: 400.
Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex auripes, Pseudomyrmex cholerica, Pseudomyrmex crucians: Ward, 1989a PDF: 440.
See also: Ward, 1999B PDF: 496.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in rainforest edge, 1 times found in tropical wet forest, 1 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in Plateau.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times ex Tachigalia, 5 times ex Tachigali, 2 times Tachigalia shade form, 1 times ex live Tachigali, 1 times Tachigalia sun form, 1 times Leaf litter, 1 times in Tachigali, 1 times ex Tachigalia cf. rusbyi.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Winkler48h.

Elevations: collected from 24 - 250 meters, 118 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pseudomyrmex malignus: casent0902888

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