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Species: Adelomyrmex laevigatus   Mackay, 2003 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Adelomyrmex laevigatus Mackay, 2003 PDF: 600, figs. 4-7 (w.) PANAMA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Fernández, 2003B PDF: 19.

Distribution:

Costa Rica, Panama (type locality) (Fernandez and MacKay 2003, Fernandez 2003). Costa Rica: montane wet forests to cloud forest, Cordilleras of Guanacaste, Tilaran, Talamanca. In Monteverde area, in moist forest of community area and in wet forest around Casa Eladio, at 800m in the Penas Blancas Valley. Also known from Cerro Cacao, and Fila Cruces near San Vito.

Biology:

Natural History:

Inhabits forest floor litter. Known only from Winkler and Berlese samples.

References:

Fern‡ndez C., F. 2003. Revision of the myrmicine ants of the Adelomyrmex genus-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa 361: 1Ð52.

Fern‡ndez C., F., MacKay, W.P. 2003. The myrmicine ants of the Adelomyrmex laevigatus species complex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 41:593Ð604.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Adelomyrmex   Fernández, F., 2003, Revision of the myrmicine ants of the Adelomyrmex genus-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 361, pp. 1-52: 5-6, (download) 5-6 20236
Adelomyrmex laevigatus   Fernández, F., 2003, Revision of the myrmicine ants of the Adelomyrmex genus-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 361, pp. 1-52: 19-20, (download) 19-20 20236

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 19 times found in montane wet forest, 5 times found in moist forest, 4 times found in wet forest, 3 times found in cloud forest, 1 times found in Tall evergreen forest, 1 times found in Primary wet forest, 1 times found in wet montane forest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 16 times Winkler, 18 times Mini Winkler, 2 times Berlese

Elevations: collected from 830 - 1617 meters, 1201 meters average

Type specimens: Paratype Adelomyrmex laevigatus: usnment00754761; paratype Adelomyrmex laevigatus: inbiocri001280524; paratype laevigatus: inbiocri001279862, inbiocri001279863, inbiocri001279864, inbiocri001279865, inbiocri001279866, inbiocri001279867, inbiocri001279868, inbiocri001279869, inbiocri001279870, inbiocri001280527, inbiocri001280647, inbiocri001281306, inbiocri001281307, inbiocri001281402; paratype of Adelomyrmex laevigatus: inbiocri001279890

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