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Species: Adelomyrmex brevispinosus   Fernández, 2003 

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Adelomyrmex tristani

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Adelomyrmex brevispinosus Fernández, 2003 PDF: 596, figs. 1-3 (w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Junior synonym of Adelomyrmex tristani: Longino, 2012 PDF: 32.
See also: Fernández, 2003B PDF: 15.

Distribution Notes:

Costa Rica (type locality), Mexico (Fernandez and MacKay 2003, Fernandez 2003). Costa Rica: Monteverde cloudforest at 1600m; Volcan Barva cloud forest. In Monteverde, seems to have a parapatric distribution with laevigatus. This species inhabits the wet ridgecrest cloudforest; laevigatus inhabits the flanking moist forest on the Pacific side, and occurs in Penas Blancas at Eladio's.

Biology:

Natural History:

Inhabits forest floor litter. Known only from Winkler 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 brevispinosus   Fernández, F., 2003, Revision of the myrmicine ants of the Adelomyrmex genus-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 361, pp. 1-52: 15-16, (download) 15-16 20236


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