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Species: Pseudomyrmex osurus   (Forel, 1911) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pseudomyrma levigata subsp. osura Forel, 1911g PDF: 279 (w.) [sic] COSTA RICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Junior synonym of Pseudomyrmex faber: Kempf, 1958f: 449.
Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Ward, 1989a PDF: 441.
Revived from synonymy, raised to species and senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex insularis: Ward, 1989a PDF: 441.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica, Panama
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest edge, 1 times found in forest/pasture edge, montane wet forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times on recently felled trees, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times beating veg..

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times beating vegetation (2 hours), 1 times beating.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 785 meters, 205 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pseudomyrmex osurus: casent0907480; syntype worker: jtl021071

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