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Species: Pseudomyrmex ferrugineus   (Smith, 1877) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Pseudomyrma ferruginea Smith, 1877b PDF: 64 (w.) MEXICO. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


Neotropical Region: Alta Verapaz, Belize, Campeche, Cayo, Chiapas, Comayagua, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Escuintla, Guatemala, Guerrero, Honduras, Huehuetenango, Izabal, Morelos, Nicaragua, Oaxaca, Orange Walk, Petén, Quintana Roo, Retalhuleu, Sacatepéquez, San Luis Potosi, Santa Rosa, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Yucatán, Zacapa

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 23 times found in tropical moist forest, 5 times found in lowland tropical rain forest, 7 times found in 2º wet forest, 2 times found in moist forest, 6 times found in roadside edge, 3 times found in rainforest edge, 1 times found in tall secondgrowth forest, 3 times found in old field/pasture, 2 times found in wet forest, 2 times found in lowland wet forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 17 times beating vegetation, 13 times ex ant acacia, 14 times ex swollen-thorn Acacia, 0 times Acacia hindsii, 8 times Malaise trap, 2 times ex Acacia, 5 times at bait, 0 times Acacia thorns, 0 times Acacia donelliana, 0 times Acacia, 2 times in Acacia, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 16 times search, 17 times Beating, 5 times hand collecting, 8 times Malaise, 5 times Baiting, 3 times MaxiWinkler, 1 times Flight Intercept Trap.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1360 meters, 326 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pseudomyrma belti fulvescens: casent0904054; Lectotype of Pseudomyrmex ferrugineus: casent0902903

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