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Species: Pseudomyrmex ferrugineus   (Smith, 1877) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Pseudomyrma ferruginea Smith, 1877b PDF: 64 (w.) MEXICO. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 218.
Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex bequaerti Wheeler (and its junior synony Pseudomyrmex bequaerti Enzmann), Pseudomyrmex fulvescens, Pseudomyrmex hondurana, Pseudomyrmex saffordi Wheeler, Pseudomyrmex vesana, Pseudomyrmex wasmanni: Ward, 1989a PDF: 437.
See also: Ward, 1993 PDF: 136.


Region: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 23 times found in tropical moist forest, 7 times found in 2º wet forest, 2 times found in moist forest, 6 times found in roadside edge, 1 times found in tall secondgrowth forest, 3 times found in rainforest edge, 2 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 3 times found in old field/pasture, 2 times found in wet forest, 2 times found in lowland wet forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 17 times Beating, 15 times search, 8 times Malaise, 5 times Baiting, 3 times MaxiWinkler, 1 times Flight Intercept Trap, 1 times hand collecting

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1360 meters, 332 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pseudomyrma belti fulvescens: casent0904054; Lectotype of Pseudomyrmex ferrugineus: casent0902903

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