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Species: Pseudomyrmex triplarinus   (Weddell, 1850) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Myrmica triplarina Weddell, 1850 PDF: 263 (footnote) (w.) BOLIVIA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Note: neotype designated by Ward, 1999b PDF: 505, Bolivia.].
Combination in Pseudomyrma: Wheeler, 1942 PDF: 186.
Status as species: Wheeler, 1942 PDF: 186; Brown, 1949a PDF: 44; Kempf, 1961a PDF: 408; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 225; Bolton, 1995b: 376; Ward, 1999b PDF: 505 (redescription); Bezděčková et al., 2015 PDF: 126; Ward, 2019 PDF: 1106.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Peru
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in tropical moist forest, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in second-growth rainforest, 1 times found in Bolivian Yungas.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times ex Triplaris, 1 times Nest in Triplaris mutualism, 1 times mutualist living in Triplaris, 1 times hohlen Zweigen von triplaris schomburgkiana, 1 times foraging on low vegetation, 1 times beating low vegetation.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times ex BL/MV, 1 times Malaise, 1 times beating low vegetation.

Elevations: collected from 42 - 1269 meters, 648 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1900-09-01 and 2018-01-16

Type specimens: syntype of Pseudomyrma arborissanctae: casent0904050; syntype of Pseudomyrma arborissanctae cordobensis: casent0907494; syntype of Pseudomyrma dendroica emarginata: casent0907527

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