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Species: Pseudomyrmex elongatulus   (Dalla Torre, 1892) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Pseudomyrma elongatula Dalla Torre, 1892 PDF: 89. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Junior primary homonym of Pseudomyrmex elongata Mayr, 1870a PDF: 413, below.].
Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1967c PDF: 6.
Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex decipiens: Kempf, 1967c PDF: 6.


Nearctic Region: San Luis Potosí
Neotropical Region: Americas, Belize, Brazil, Caribbean, Cayo, Central America, Chiapas, Colombia, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Mexico, Oaxaca, Orange Walk, Panama, Peru, Petén, South America, Suriname, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, Veracruz

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 12 times found in 2º wet forest, 9 times found in lowland rainforest, 7 times found in tropical rainforest, 5 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in lowland tropical rain forest, 3 times found in tropical dry forest, 2 times found in clearing in forest, 4 times found in rainforest edge, 1 times found in roadside vegetation, 3 times found in lowland wet forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 25 times beating vegetation, 8 times Malaise trap, 4 times ex dead twig, 2 times nest in dead, hollow vine, 4 times nest in hollow twig, 5 times at bait, 4 times on low vegetation, 2 times ex dead stem Cecropia, 0 times on tree trunk, 1 times on orchids, 1 times nest in hollow twig of fallen branch, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 24 times Beating, 7 times hand collecting, 4 times Malaise trap, 4 times Malaise, 5 times Baiting, 2 times search, 1 times Red de golpeo, 0 times fogging sample.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1790 meters, 363 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Pseudomyrmex elongatulus: casent0902874; syntype of Pseudomyrma decipiens: casent0902875, casent0907524

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