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Species: Mycetomoellerius zeteki   (Weber, 1940) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Trachymyrmex zeteki Weber, 1940b PDF: 422 (w.) PANAMA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Trachymyrmex balboai: Weber, 1958b PDF: 55.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in tropical wet forest, 6 times found in mature wet forest, 2 times found in montane wet forest, 1 times found in forest, 1 times found in mature rainforest, 3 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in 2nd growth veg., stream edge, 1 times found in tropical rainforest, some big trees, 2 times found in cloud forest, probably old second growth, matrix of dense bamboo and more open forest, 1 times found in rainforest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times nest in clay bank, 11 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times nest in soil, 1 times dead log, 2 times at bait, 1 times ground nest, 1 times strays, 1 times lone worker in building, 1 times bajo de M/24.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times search, 8 times miniWinkler, 2 times baiting, 3 times Winkler, 2 times Malaise, 2 times Pitfall, 1 times flight intercept trap, 1 times Fogging.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1590 meters, 467 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1938-06-13 and 2015-06-12

Type specimens: syntype of Trachymyrmex balboai: casent0901695; syntype of Trachymyrmex zeteki: casent0912534

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