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Species: Pseudomyrmex triplarinus   (Weddell, 1850) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Myrmica triplarina Weddell, 1850: 263 (footnote) (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Ward, 1999B PDF: 505 (designation of neotype).
Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex arborissanctae: Wheeler, 1942 PDF: 186; of Pseudomyrmex ecuadoriana: Brown, 1949a PDF: 44; of Pseudomyrmex cordobensis, Pseudomyrmex rurrenabaquensis: Ward, 1999B PDF: 505.
See also: Kempf, 1961a PDF: 408.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Peru
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in Bolivian Yungas, 1 times found in second-growth rainforest, 1 times found in tropical moist forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ex Triplaris, 1 times Nest in Triplaris mutualism, 1 times mutualist living in Triplaris, 1 times hohlen Zweigen von triplaris schomburgkiana, 1 times foraging on low vegetation, 1 times beating low vegetation.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times beating low vegetation, 1 times Malaise.

Elevations: collected from 42 - 1269 meters, 497 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pseudomyrma arborissanctae: casent0904050; syntype of Pseudomyrma arborissanctae cordobensis: casent0907494; syntype of Pseudomyrma dendroica emarginata: casent0907527

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