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Species: Pseudomyrmex ferrugineus   (Smith, 1877) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

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

Taxonomic history


Nearctic Region: San Luis Potosí
Neotropical Region: Alta Verapaz, Americas, Belize, Belize, Campeche, Cayo, Central America, Chalatenango, Chiapas, Colón, Comayagua, Corozal, Cortés, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Escuintla, Guatemala, Guatemala, Guerrero, Honduras, Huehuetenango, Izabal, Mexico, Morelos, Nicaragua, Oaxaca, Orange Walk, Petén, Quintana Roo, Retalhuleu, Santa Rosa, Suchitepéquez, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Yoro, Yucatán, Zacapa

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 23 times found in tropical moist forest, 5 times found in lowland tropical rain forest, 7 times found in 2º wet forest, 2 times found in moist forest, 3 times found in tropical dry forest, 5 times found in tropical rainforest, 6 times found in roadside edge, 1 times found in tall secondgrowth forest, 3 times found in rainforest edge, 3 times found in old field/pasture, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 19 times beating vegetation, 13 times ex ant acacia, 14 times ex swollen-thorn Acacia, 11 times Malaise trap, 0 times Acacia hindsii, 2 times ex Acacia, 5 times at bait, 4 times ex sifted leaf litter, 0 times Acacia thorns, 0 times Acacia donelliana, 0 times Acacia, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 19 times Beating, 16 times search, 5 times hand collecting, 8 times Malaise, 5 times Baiting, 4 times MaxiWinkler, 3 times Malaise trap, 1 times Flight Intercept Trap.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1360 meters, 316 meters average

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

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