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Species: Pseudomyrmex mordax   (Warming, 1894) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pseudomyrma mordax Warming, 1894 PDF: 173. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

, attributed to Meinert, (w.) VENEZUELA.
Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Ward, 1999B PDF: 497.
Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex symbiotica and material of the unavailable names Pseudomyrmex loewensohni, Pseudomyrmex panamensis referred here: Ward, 1999B PDF: 497.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Colombia, Panama, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in second-growth rainforest, 1 times found in 2nd growth rainforest, 1 times found in dry forest/beach edge, 1 times found in tropical moist forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times ex Triplaris, 1 times Nest in Triplaris ant-plant., 1 times ex live stem Triplaris.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 320 meters, 162 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pseudomyrma arborissanctae symbiotica: casent0907495; Lectotype of Pseudomyrmex mordax: casent0907496; paralectotype of Pseudomyrma arborissanctae symbiotica: casent0904051; syntype of Pseudomyrma arborissanctae symbiotica: casent0916873; syntype of Pseudomyrma arborissanctae symbiotica: casent0902887; syntype of Pseudomyrma arborissanctae symbiotica loewensohni: casent0907497; type of Pseudomyrma arborissanctae r. symbiotica: focol0317, focol0688, focol1190, focol1191, focol1192, focol0053-1, focol0053-2, focol0318-1, focol0318-2



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