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Species: Pseudomyrmex nigrocinctus   (Emery, 1890) 

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

Pseudomyrma nigrocincta Emery, 1890c PDF: 64, pl. 6, fig. 3 (w.q.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Emery, 1894l PDF: 52.].
Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 221.
Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex alfari, Pseudomyrmex bicincta, Pseudomyrmex peltata: Ward, 1993 PDF: 144.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 39 times found in tropical dry forest, 3 times found in tropical moist forest, 2 times found in 2nd growth dry forest, 3 times found in dry forest, 1 times found in dry scrub, 1 times found in beach, 1 times found in mangrove edge.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 30 times ex live Acacia, 11 times Acacia collinsii, 5 times ex swollen-thorn acacia, 8 times Acacia costaricensis, 7 times ex Acacia collinsii, 6 times on Acacia collinsii, 3 times ex ant acacia, 2 times in ant acacia, 1 times in acacia tree, 1 times in acacia thorns, 1 times Epine d' Acacia, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times search, 2 times Malaise trap, 1 times sweep net.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 650 meters, 161 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pseudomyrma nigrocincta bicincta: casent0915512; Lectotype of Pseudomyrma alfari: casent0907493; Lectotype of Pseudomyrmex nigrocinctus: casent0904056; paralectotype of Pseudomyrma nigrocincta bicincta: casent0907550; paralectotype of Pseudomyrmex nigrocinctus: casent0902906; syntype of Pseudomyrma peltata: casent0915513, casent0916877; type of Pseudomyrma peltata: focol0319-1, focol0319-2, focol0319-3



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