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Species: Pseudomyrmex tenuissimus   (Emery, 1906) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pseudomyrma subtilissima subsp. tenuissima Emery, 1906c PDF: 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.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

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 tropical dry forest, 1 times found in manglar, 1 times found in urban parkland, 1 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in moist forest, ...

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 strays, 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, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times Search, 3 times Malaise, 2 times Fogging, 1 times Winkler, 1 times direct collection, 1 times hand collecting.

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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