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Species: Adelomyrmex tristani   (Menozzi, 1931) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Apsychomyrmex tristani Menozzi, 1931b PDF: 269, fig. 6 (w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Adelomyrmex: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 18.

Distribution:


Neotropical Region: Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua

Distribution Notes:

Mexico to Colombia (type locality Costa Rica) (Fernandez 2003). Costa Rica: montane forests throughout country, becoming less common at lower elevations. Very common in Monteverde cloudforest; rare at La Selva. Material I have seen from Mexico is from cloud forest above 1800m.

Biology:

Natural History:

Inhabits wet forest floor litter. Known 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.

Menozzi, C. 1931. Contribuzione alla conoscenza del "microgenton" di Costa Rica. III. Hymenoptera - Formicidae. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 25:259-274.

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 tristani   Fernández, F., 2003, Revision of the myrmicine ants of the Adelomyrmex genus-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 361, pp. 1-52: 30-33, (download) 30-33 20236 GoogleMaps

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 21 times found in cloud forest, 19 times found in montane wet forest, 1 times found in oak/ostrya forest, 1 times found in wet cloud forest, 1 times found in montane evergreen forest, 1 times found in montane rainforest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 23 times Winkler, 19 times Mini Winkler, 2 times MiniWinkler, 1 times litter, 1 times wet cloud forest litter, 1 times Berlese, 1 times Cloud wet moutain forest litter

Elevations: collected from 800 - 2250 meters, 1688 meters average

Type specimens: paratype brevispinosus: inbiocri001279887; paratype of Adelomyrmex brevispinosus: casent0901018; syntype of Apsychomyrmex tristani: casent0913951

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