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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, 1 times found in coffee plantation, 2 times found in mature rainforest, 2 times found in montane wet forest, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 1 times found in riparian dry forest, 1 times found in cacao plantation, 1 times found in tropical dry forest, 1 times found in CCL 840M, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times on low vegetation, st times Virola tree felled yesterday at edge of lab clearing behind new lab. #3381-s, 2 times in fresh treefall, 2 times ex dead twig, 1 times St. 804, general collecting in canopy Basiloxylon, 30m high., 1 times St. 804, Canopy ant sample in Perebea trophophylla, 18m high. The tree was bare, 1 times on recent branchfall, 1 times on clothing, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times foragers on treefall, 1 times foragers on Terminalia catappa, ...

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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