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Species: Pseudomyrmex veneficus   (Wheeler, 1942) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pseudomyrma belti subsp. venefica Wheeler, 1942 PDF: 162 (w.q.m.) MEXICO. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 216.
Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex venifica [missing reference] Enzmann, [no year]: Brown, 1949a PDF: 42.
Raised to species: Ward, 1989a PDF: 439.
See also: Ward, 1993 PDF: 152.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in roadside edge, 4 times found in tropical dry forest, 2 times found in Port of entry, 1 times found in roadside.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times ex swollen-thorn Acacia, 3 times Acacia hindsii, 5 times Acacia collinsii, 3 times ex Acacia hindsii, 1 times in Acacia sp. Leaf, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times on Acacia, 1 times ex swollen-thorn Vachellia, 1 times ex Acacia collinsii.

Elevations: collected from 4 - 820 meters, 295 meters average

Type specimens:

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