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Species: Pseudomyrmex filiformis   (Fabricius, 1804) 


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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Distribution:

   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Neotropical Region: Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, 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 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, 1 times found in River edge second growth and highly degraded 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 Beating, 2 times treefall, 1 times direct collection, 1 times En Trampa Malaise, 1 times flight-intercept trap, 1 times Malaise, 1 times Malaise 2, 0 times Malaise trap, 1 times Baiting.

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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