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Species: Pseudomyrmex elongatulus   (Dalla Torre, 1892) 


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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.

Distribution:

(based on species list records)
Nearctic Region: San Luis Potosí
Neotropical Region: Americas, Belize, Brazil, Cayo, Central America, Chiapas, Colombia, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Mexico, Oaxaca, Orange Walk, Panama, Peru, Petén, 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 tropical dry forest, 3 times found in lowland tropical rain forest, 1 times found in wet broadleaf forest, 4 times found in radside vegetation, 2 times found in clearing in forest, 4 times found in rainforest edge, ...

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, 5 times at bait, 4 times nest in hollow twig, 2 times ex dead stem Cecropia, 4 times on low vegetation, 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, 0 times fogging sample, 1 times Red de golpeo.

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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