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Species: Sericomyrmex aztecus   Forel, 1885 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Sericomyrmex aztecus Forel, 1885a PDF: 363 (w.) MEXICO. AntCat AntWiki HOL


Neotropical Region: Atlántida, Cartago, Chiapas, Chontales, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Francisco Morazán, Gracias a Dios, Guanacaste, Guatemala, Heredia, Honduras, Izabal, Jinotega, Limón, Matagalpa, Nicaragua, Ocotopeque, Olancho, Panama, Petén, Puntarenas, Región Autónoma del Atlántico Norte, Región Autónoma del Atlántico Sur, San Salvador, Veracruz

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 242 times found in mature wet forest, 66 times found in montane wet forest, 59 times found in tropical rainforest, 47 times found in tropical wet forest, 22 times found in lowland rainforest, 16 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 6 times found in SURA 850M, 7 times found in wet forest, 5 times found in SCH, 2 times found in SSO, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 396 times ex sifted leaf litter, 53 times Hojarasca, 25 times at bait, 1 times Bosque Primario, Suelo, 1 times wet for. litter/soil, 3 times bajo de M/08, 2 times nocturnal strays, 2 times nest in soil, 3 times Malaise trap, 3 times bajo de M/25, 2 times bajo de M/16, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 327 times MiniWinkler, 58 times Mini Winkler, 52 times MaxiWinkler, 31 times Winkler, 16 times Berlese, 26 times Baiting, 24 times search, 24 times flight intercept trap, 18 times Pitfall, 10 times Fogging, 10 times Malaise, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1200 meters, 238 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Sericomyrmex aztecus: casent0904987, casent0909368

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