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Species: Pseudomyrmex subater   (Wheeler & Mann, 1914) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Pseudomyrma elongata subsp. subatra Wheeler & Mann, 1914 PDF: 19 (w.) HAITI. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 224.
Raised to species: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 224.
See also: Ward, 1985b PDF: 228; Ward, 1990 PDF: 486.


Neotropical Region: Amapá, Americas, Bahamas, Bahia, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canindeyú, Caribbean, Cayo, Central America, Chiapas, Colón, Costa Caribe Norte, Costa Caribe Sur, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Enriquillo, Gracias a Dios, Guanacaste, Guatemala, Guárico, Haiti, Harbour Island, Honduras, Jalisco, Jamaica, Mangrove Cay, María Trinidad Sánchez, Mexico, Minas Gerais, New Providence, Nicaragua, Olancho, Orange Walk, Ouest, Panama, Paraguay, Petén, Puntarenas, Saint James, San Salvador, Santa Cruz, South America, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, Villa Clara

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Paraguay: Canindeyú

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in tropical dry forest, 4 times found in tropical moist forest, 4 times found in lowland wet forest, mesophyll forest times found in Coffee finca, 1 times found in second-growth rainforest, 1 times found in secondary broadleaf forest, 1 times found in Port of entry, 1 times found in rainforest edge, 1 times found in scrubby secondgrowth veg., 1 times found in 2º wet forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 0 times in dead twig, 7 times beating vegetation, 4 times on low vegetation, 3 times Malaise trap, 0 times ex Cladium culm, 1 times ex dead twig of vine, 1 times ex dead stalk of Arthrostylidium, 0 times ex dead twig Bursera simaruba, 1 times ex dead twig, 1 times at light, 1 times strays on clothes, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times Beating, 3 times Malaise, 2 times Search, 2 times Malaise trap, 1 times hand collecting, 1 times at light, 1 times Malaise 1, 1 times Malaise 2, 1 times Malaise 5.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1300 meters, 335 meters average

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