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Species: Pseudomyrmex penetrator   (Smith, 1877) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pseudomyrma penetrator Smith, 1877b PDF: 66 (q.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Junior synonym of Pseudomyrmex concolor: Kempf, 1967c PDF: 5.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in rainforest edge, 1 times found in forest, 1 times found in tropical wet forest, 1 times found in edge forest 10, 1 times found in edge forest 2, 1 times found in edge forest 4, 1 times found in edge forest 6, 1 times found in floresta primária, 1 times found in Yanamale wald.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 12 times ex Tachigalia, 16 times ex Tachigali myrmecophila, 8 times ex Tachigali polyphylla, 5 times ex Tachigali, 3 times ex Tachigalia amarela, 2 times in Tachigalia, 1 times ex live Tachigali, 2 times ex 3-3.5 m Tachigalia, 2 times 4 m Tachigalia, 1 times Tachigali, 1 times on low vegetation, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times armadilha Malaise, 2 times pan trap, 30-10 times beating vegetation, 9.

Elevations: collected from 45 - 530 meters, 153 meters average

Type specimens: coronatus syntype: casent0761753; Holotype of Pseudomyrmex penetrator: casent0902883; syntype of Pseudomyrma latinoda nigrescens: casent0907548

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