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Species: Pseudomyrmex elongatulus   (Dalla Torre, 1892) 

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Pseudomyrmex elongatulus longus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

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.


Neotropical Region: Belize, Brazil, Cayo, Chiapas, Colombia, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Oaxaca, Orange Walk, Panama, Peru, San Luis Potosi, Suriname, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, Veracruz
Palearctic Region: Algeria

Specimen Habitat Summary

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

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 14 times beating vegetation, 4 times ex dead twig, 2 times nest in dead, hollow vine, 4 times Malaise trap, 4 times nest in hollow twig, 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, 1 times ex dead twig of Gliricidia sepium, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 13 times Beating, 7 times hand collecting, 4 times Malaise, 2 times search, 2 times Baiting, 0 times fogging sample, 1 times Red de golpeo.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1790 meters, 356 meters average

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

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