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Species: Pseudomyrmex pallens   (Mayr, 1870) 

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See Also:

Pseudomyrmex pallens_nr, Pseudomyrmex pallens landolti

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Pseudomyrma pallens Mayr, 1870a PDF: 411 (w.q.) COLOMBIA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1960a PDF: 7.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Pseudomyrmex pallens landolti.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in cloud forest, 2 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in second-growth rainforest, 2 times found in montane rainforest, 2 times found in montane wet forest, 2 times found in rainforest edge, 1 times found in roadside, 1 times found in dry scrub, 1 times found in edge of second-growth rainforest, 1 times found in secondary forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times on low vegetation, 1 times ex dead twig of Baccharis trinervis, 2 times ex dead twig, 3 times beating veg., 1 times on efn, 1 times in dead stick, 1 times ex dead twig of small tree, 1 times twig nest, 1 times strays on vegetation, 1 times nest in twig above ground, 1 times nest in Inga sp., ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times beating low vegetation, 2 times search, 3 times beating, 1 times beating vegetation and hand collections, 1 times beating vegetation (3 hour period), 1 times flight trap, 1 times pan trap, 1 times Trampa de interceptión.

Elevations: collected from 600 - 1900 meters, 1047 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pseudomyrmex pallens: casent0902877, casent0915844, casent0915845

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