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Species: Pseudomyrmex filiformis   (Fabricius, 1804) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)


Neotropical Region: Americas, Aragua, Barinas, Brazil, Canindeyú, Caribbean, Cauca, Central America, Chiapas, Colombia, Colón, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Limón, Madre de Dios, Magdalena, Mato Grosso do Sul, Mexico, Panama, Panamá, Paraguay, Pará, Peru, Petén, Puntarenas, South America, Suriname, Tocantins, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Canindeyú, San Pedro

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in tropical moist forest, 1 times found in tall secondgrowth forest, 1 times found in scrubby riparian forest, 2 times found in tropical wet forest, 1 times found in moist forest, 1 times found in Second growth vegetation near primary forest, 1 times found in Bosque alto, 1 times found in bosque en galería, 1 times found in Lowland wet, tropical forest, 1 times found in mature wet forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex dead stick, 2 times strays, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times foragers on treefall, 2 times beating vegetation, 1 times well-shaded area, 1 times nest in dead stick, 1 times ex dead twig of vine, 1 times ex dead twig, 1 times at bait.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Search, 2 times treefall, 2 times Beating, 0 times Malaise trap, 1 times Baiting, 1 times direct collection, 1 times En Trampa Malaise, 1 times flight-intercept trap, 1 times Malaise, 1 times Malaise 2.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 970 meters, 230 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Pseudomyrma cephalica: casent0902920; syntype of Pseudomyrma biconvexa: casent0916746; syntype of Pseudomyrma biconvexa: casent0902921, casent0907539; syntype of Pseudomyrma biconvexa longiceps: casent0907498

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