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Species: Pseudomyrmex ferrugineus   (Smith, 1877) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Pseudomyrma ferruginea Smith, 1877b PDF: 64 (w.) MEXICO. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 218.
Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex belti bequaerti (Wheeler, 1942) (and its junior synony Pseudomyrmex belti bequaerti Enzmann, 1944 PDF), Pseudomyrmex fulvescens, Pseudomyrmex kuenckeli hondurana, Pseudomyrmex belti saffordi (Wheeler, 1942), Pseudomyrmex belti vesana, Pseudomyrmex wasmanni: Ward, 1989a PDF: 437.
See also: Ward, 1993 PDF: 136.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 23 times found in tropical moist forest, 5 times found in lowland tropical rain forest, 7 times found in 2º wet forest, 2 times found in moist forest, 6 times found in roadside edge, 3 times found in tropical dry forest, 5 times found in tropical rainforest, Acacia sp. times found in ex., 1 times found in tall secondgrowth forest, 3 times found in rainforest edge, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 19 times beating vegetation, 13 times ex ant acacia, 14 times ex swollen-thorn Acacia, 11 times Malaise trap, 12 times Acacia hindsii, 8 times ex Acacia, 5 times at bait, 4 times ex sifted leaf litter, 4 times Acacia thorns, 4 times Acacia donelliana, 4 times Acacia, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 19 times Beating, 16 times search, 0 times blacklight trap, 5 times hand collecting, 8 times Malaise, 5 times Baiting, 4 times MaxiWinkler, 3 times Malaise trap, 1 times direct collection, 2 times Flight Intercept Trap.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1360 meters, 318 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1911-12-27 and 2016-07-16

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pseudomyrma belti fulvescens: casent0904054; Lectotype of Pseudomyrmex ferrugineus: casent0902903

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