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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. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Trachymyrmex: Gallardo, 1916c PDF: 242.
// 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, 7 times found in wet forest, 7 times found in mature wet forest, 5 times found in cloud forest, 5 times found in cloud forest, primary, along steep ridge near peak, 5 times found in cloud forest, probably old second growth, matrix of dense bamboo and more open forest, 4 times found in cloud forest, old second growth forest, 3 times found in tropical rainforest, 1 times found in montane rainforest, 2 times found in cloud forest, primary, near ridgetop, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 39 times Hojarasca, 26 times ex sifted leaf litter, 16 times at bait, 1 times nest in soil, 4 times Hojarasca, en bosque paralelo al sendero gradiente fuerte y al lado de paredon, 2 times strays, 1 times nest in clay soil, 2 times Sobre Vegetacion, 1 times moist forest, 2 times Hojarasca, second growth, vegetation only about 4m high, climbing steeply, 1 times en el suelo, ...

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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