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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.

Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in montane rainforest, 2 times found in montane wet forest, 1 times found in dry scrub, 1 times found in montane rainforest edge, 1 times found in pasture/cloud forest edge, 1 times found in premontane forest, 1 times found in ridgetop cloud forest, 1 times found in roadside vegetation, 1 times found in 2nd growth montane wet forest, 1 times found in secondary forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ex dead twig, 3 times beating veg., 1 times on efn, 1 times in dead stick, 1 times twig nest, 1 times strays on vegetation, 1 times nest in twig above ground, 1 times nest in Inga sp., 1 times nest in dead stem, 1 times Moist forest along trail to river. On low vegetation., 1 times ex soil, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times beating, 2 times search, 1 times Trampa de interceptión, 1 times flight trap, 1 times pan trap.

Elevations: collected from 600 - 1900 meters, 1189 meters average

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



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