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Species: Mycetomoellerius opulentus   (Mann, 1922) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Sericomyrmex opulenta Mann, 1922 PDF: 48, fig. 21 (w.) HONDURAS. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: lectotype worker (by designation of Mayhé-Nunes & Brandão, 2002: 681). Primary type locality: lectotype Honduras: San Juan Pueblo, ii.-iii.1920 (W.M. Mann). Primary type depository: MZSP. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 11 paralectotype workers. Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depositories: MZSP, USNM. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Mayhé-Nunes & Brandão, 2002: 681.
Combination in Trachymyrmex: Weber, 1958b PDF: 51.
Status as species: Weber, 1958b PDF: 51; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 253; Bolton, 1995b: 421; Mayhé-Nunes & Brandão, 2002: 680 (redescription); Branstetter & Sáenz, 2012 PDF: 262.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Panama
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in wet forest, 8 times found in mature wet forest, 8 times found in lowland rainforest, 2 times found in lowland wet forest, 3 times found in montane rainforest, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in montane wet forest, 1 times found in ridgetop cloud forest, isolated peak with oak trees, 1 times found in 2º wet forest, 1 times found in TerraFirme, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 18 times ex sifted leaf litter, 6 times at bait, 3 times nest in soil, 1 times nest in clay bank, 1 times nest in center of trail, a 10cm dia. tumulus, 1 times Trachymyrmex, nest in clay bank, 1 times Primary forest, 1 times LeafLitter, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex pan trap, 1 times clay turret in trail, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times search, 11 times MiniWinkler, 5 times MaxiWinkler, 6 times Baiting, 2 times Winkler, 1 times Winkler48h, 1 times Lure/Bait, 1 times pan trap, 1 times Pitfall, 1 times Unknown.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1200 meters, 496 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1920-03-02 00:00:00.0 and 2020-01-21 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Trachymyrmex opulentus: casent0901699; syntype of Trachymyrmex wheeleri: casent0912533

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