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Species: Pseudomyrmex peperi   (Forel, 1913) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Pseudomyrma peperi Forel, 1913m PDF: 213 (w.) GUATEMALA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 222.
Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex convarians, Pseudomyrmex saffordi Enzmann, [no year]: Ward, 1989a PDF: 452.
See also: Ward, 1993 PDF: 146.


Nearctic Region: San Luis Potosí
Neotropical Region: Americas, Belize, Campeche, Cayo, Central America, Chiapas, Choluteca, Comayagua, El Progreso, El Salvador, Escuintla, Estelí, Francisco Morazán, Guatemala, Guatemala, Honduras, Izabal, Jutiapa, La Libertad, La Paz, La Unión, León, Madriz, Mexico, Nicaragua, Oaxaca, Ocotepeque, Olancho, Orange Walk, Petén, Quintana Roo, Retalhuleu, San Miguel, San Vicente, Sonsonate, Suchitepéquez, Valle, Yucatán, Zacapa

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 13 times found in tropical moist forest, 4 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 3 times found in roadside edge, 2 times found in tropical dry forest, 2 times found in 2º lowland tropical rainforest, 1 times found in disturbed tropical forest, 1 times found in dry scrub, 2 times found in roadside, 0 times found in edge of clearing, 1 times found in lowland wet forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 11 times beating vegetation, 0 times Acacia hindsii, 5 times ex swollen-thorn Acacia, 0 times Acacia, 7 times Malaise trap, 0 times Acacia collinsii, 1 times ex bullhorn acacia, 0 times Acacia costaricensis, 0 times on Acacia, 2 times ex ant acacia, 0 times Acacia donelliana, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 11 times Beating, 7 times Malaise, 2 times search, 1 times Baiting, 0 times flight intercept trap, 0 times sweep net, 0 times uv, 220v.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 910 meters, 335 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pseudomyrmex peperi: casent0907552; syntype of Pseudomyrma spinicola convarians: casent0907563

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