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Species: Pseudomyrmex tenuissimus   (Emery, 1906) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Pseudomyrma subtilissima subsp. tenuissima Emery, 1906c: 119 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 224.
Raised to species and senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex culmicola: Ward, 1989a PDF: 432.


Neotropical Region: Aragua, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Francisco Morazán, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Heredia, Honduras, Jamaica, Limón, Loreto, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Neembucú, Nicaragua, Panama, Panamá Oeste, Paraguay, Peru, Puntarenas, Región Autónoma del Atlántico Sur, San Andrés y Providencia, San Luis Potosi, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, Veracruz, Zulia

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Canindeyú, Ñeembucú

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in tropical moist forest, 2 times found in montane wet forest, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in coffee plantation, 2 times found in mature rainforest, 1 times found in moist forest, 0 times found in pastizal, 1 times found in 2nd Growth forest edge, 1 times found in residential woodlot, 1 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times on low vegetation, 2 times in fresh treefall, 2 times ex dead twig, st times Virola tree felled yesterday at edge of lab clearing behind new lab. #3381-s, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times foragers on treefall, 1 times foragers on Terminalia catappa, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times ex dead twig of Gliricidia sepium, 1 times collecting on one of the rock islands offshore, separated from land even at low, 1 times canopy foliage, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times Search, 3 times Malaise, 2 times Fogging, 1 times hand collecting, 1 times Winkler, 1 times Dead twig above ground.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 800 meters, 179 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pseudomyrma culmicola: casent0907523; syntype of Pseudomyrma subtilissima tenuissima: casent0904058

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