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Species: Pseudomyrmex salvini   (Forel, 1899) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pseudomyrma salvini Forel, 1899f PDF: 94, pl. 4, fig. 8 (w.q.m.) MEXICO. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1960a PDF: 30.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 19 times found in tropical rainforest, 16 times found in lowland rainforest, 15 times found in 2º wet forest, 8 times found in lowland wet forest, 7 times found in rainforest edge, 5 times found in mesophil forest, 6 times found in lowland tropical rain forest, 6 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 3 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in roadside edge, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 32 times beating vegetation, 21 times at bait, 15 times ex sifted leaf litter, 7 times on low vegetation, 6 times Malaise trap, 1 times ex dead weed stalk, 1 times on dead wood, 1 times nest in twig, 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex dead twig liana, 1 times ex dead branch hanging from tree, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 30 times Beating, 21 times Baiting, 14 times MiniWinkler, 6 times hand collecting, 9 times Red de golpeo, 5 times Malaise trap, 3 times search, 1 times at light, 1 times beating vegetation, 1 times beating vegetation (2 hours), 1 times beating vegetation and hand collections (2 hours), ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1055 meters, 356 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pseudomyrmex salvini: casent0902879, casent0907554



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