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Species: Pseudomyrmex brunneus   (Smith, 1877) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pseudomyrma brunnea Smith, 1877b PDF: 63 (w.) MEXICO. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex nigrita: Ward, 1985b PDF: 231.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in mixed tropical/temperate mesic forest, 5 times found in mixed hardwood forest, 3 times found in Live oak woodland, 1 times found in mesic gully forest, 1 times found in sand dune matorral, 1 times found in Scrub woodland, 1 times found in Subtropical gardens, 1 times found in Tropical hardwood forest, 1 times found in woodland, 1 times found in Bottomland forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times on tree, 2 times in dead twig, 1 times ex dead twig of woody legume ("chipile"), 2 times dead twig, 1 times with Laelia anceps, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times on cottonwood foliage, 1 times on bamboo, 1 times log stage 2, 1 times in twig, 1 times ex Diphysa robinoides, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times beating vegetation (3 hours).

Elevations: collected from 5 - 965 meters, 465 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Pseudomyrmex brunneus: casent0902891

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