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Species: Pseudomyrmex filiformis   (Fabricius, 1804) 

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Pseudomyrmex filiformis longiceps

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)


Neotropical Region: Aragua, Barinas, Brazil, Canindeyú, Chiapas, Colombia, Colon, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Goiás, Guatemala, Guyana, Limón, Magdalena, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Panama, Para, Paraguay, Peru, Petén, Puntarenas, Rupununi, Suriname, 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 Primary forest and second growth habitats, 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 mature wet forest.

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 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 Malaise, 1 times Malaise 2, 0 times Malaise trap, 1 times Baiting, 1 times En Trampa Malaise.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 518 meters, 194 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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