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Species: Pseudomyrmex unicolor   (Smith, 1855) 

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(Smith, 1877)

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pseudomyrma unicolor Smith, 1855c PDF: 158 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1958f: 439.


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

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Cordillera, Guairá

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55

unicolor (F. SmithHNS 1855).

Guairá (IFML, MZSP). Literature records: Cordillera, Guairá (Forel 1911b, Kempf 1958).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in second-growth rainforest, 1 times found in Cerrado, 1 times found in edge of second-growth rainforest, 1 times found in tropical dry forest, 1 times found in tropical moist forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times on recent tree-fall, 1 times Tree, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times on Anadenanthera macrocarpa, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex Triplaris, 1 times ex tree fall, 1 times ex Tabebvia recent tree-fall, 1 times ex recent tree-fall of Hymenaea, 1 times ex Hymenaea recent tree-fall.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Malaise.

Elevations: collected from 100 - 480 meters, 242 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Pseudomyrmex unicolor: casent0902855; syntype of Pseudomyrma unicolor anceps: casent0915521; syntype of Pseudomyrma mutilloides: casent0904043

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