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Species: Pseudomyrmex salvini   (Forel, 1899) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

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

Taxonomic history

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


Neotropical Region: Alta Verapaz, Belize, Cayo, Chiapas, Comayagua, Guatemala, Honduras, Izabal, Petén, Tabasco, Veracruz

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 15 times found in 2º wet forest, 13 times found in lowland rainforest, 8 times found in lowland wet forest, 5 times found in mesophil forest, 5 times found in rainforest edge, 6 times found in lowland tropical rain forest, 6 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 5 times found in tropical rainforest, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in roadside edge, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 23 times beating vegetation, 18 times at bait, 14 times ex sifted leaf litter, 4 times on low vegetation, 1 times ex dead weed stalk, 1 times on dead wood, 1 times nest in twig, 2 times Malaise trap, 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: 21 times Beating, 18 times Baiting, 14 times MiniWinkler, 6 times hand collecting, 9 times Red de golpeo, 3 times search, 1 times at light, 1 times beating vegetation, 1 times Malaise, 1 times Malaise trap.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1055 meters, 405 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pseudomyrmex salvini: casent0902879, casent0907554

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