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Species: Pseudomyrmex fortis   (Forel, 1899) 


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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Pseudomyrma sericea var. fortis Forel, 1899B: 89 (w.) MEXICO. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 223.
Raised to species: Ward.
1999b: 520.

Distribution:


Neotropical Region: Canal Zone, Chiapas, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guanacaste, Guatemala, Heredia, Magdalena, Matagalpa, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela, Veracruz

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in Huertos plot, 1 times found in lowland wet forest, 1 times found in second growth rainforest, 1 times found in Mangrove estuary, 1 times found in second growth veg., 1 times found in wet cloud forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times ex Cordia alliodora, 2 times Cordia alliodora, 1 times ex domatium Cordia alliodora, 1 times ex canopy Cordia alliodora nodes, 1 times Nesting in live branch Avicennia, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times ex live Cordia alliodora node.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times search, 1 times maxiWinkler.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1350 meters, 109 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pseudomyrmex fortis: casent0902862



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