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Species: Pseudomyrmex filiformis   (Fabricius, 1804) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)


(based on species list records)
Neotropical Region: Americas, Aragua, Barinas, Brazil, Canindeyú, 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 moist forest, 1 times found in scrubby riparian forest, 2 times found in tropical wet 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, 1 times found in Primary forest and second growth habitats, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex dead stick, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times foragers on treefall, 2 times beating vegetation, 1 times well-shaded area, 1 times strays, 1 times River edge second growth and highly degraded forest. Strays mainly from vegetati, 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, 1 times Baiting, 1 times En Trampa Malaise, 1 times flight-intercept trap, 1 times Malaise, 1 times Malaise 2, 0 times Malaise trap.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 518 meters, 198 meters average

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

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