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Species: Mycetomoellerius squamulifer   (Emery, 1896) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Atta (Trachymyrmex) squamulifera Emery, 1896g PDF: 100 (w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Costa Rica: Mt Redondo, nr San José (A. Alfaro). Primary type depository: MSNG. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Trachymyrmex: Gallardo, 1916c PDF: 242; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 254.
Status as species: Forel, 1899b PDF: 36; Wheeler, 1911i PDF: 249 (in key); Emery, 1924f PDF: 346; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 254; Bolton, 1995b: 421.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 71 times found in montane wet forest, 8 times found in wet forest, 7 times found in mature wet forest, 5 times found in cloud forest, 5 times found in cloud forest, probably old second growth, matrix of dense bamboo and more open forest, 5 times found in cloud forest, primary, along steep ridge near peak, 4 times found in cloud forest, old second growth forest, 3 times found in tropical rainforest, Agricultural Land times found in Disturbed, 1 times found in Cacao, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 39 times Hojarasca, 26 times ex sifted leaf litter, 16 times at bait, 2 times nest in soil, 2 times strays, 1 times nest in clay soil, 3 times Hojarasca, en bosque paralelo al sendero gradiente fuerte y al lado de paredon, 2 times ex sifted litter, 1 times en el suelo, 2 times bajo de M/18, 2 times bajo de M/06, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 48 times Mini Winkler, 16 times search, 16 times Baiting, 15 times miniWinkler, 8 times Winkler, 7 times flight intercept trap, 4 times maxiWinkler, 4 times Malaise, 2 times Sweeping, 2 times Berlese, 1 times Pan Trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 40 - 1730 meters, 1142 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1895-07-01 and 2020-02-12

Type specimens: syntype of Trachymyrmex squamulifer: usnment00445507

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