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Species: Pseudomyrmex urbanus   (Smith, 1877) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Pseudomyrma urbana Smith, 1877b PDF: 65 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kusnezov, 1964 PDF: 83.
Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex chodati: Ward, 1989a PDF: 427.
Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex ogloblini: Ward, 1989a PDF: 427.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Misiones

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55

urbanus (F. SmithHNS 1877).

Canindeyú, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (ALWC, MHNG). Literature records: Caaguazú, Misiones, “Paraguay” (s. loc.) (Forel 1921, Fowler 1981, Ward 1989).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in tropical moist forest, 3 times found in rainforest edge, 1 times found in scrub veg., 1 times found in Entre SHO y SSE, 2 times found in littoral vegetation, 1 times found in beach forest, 1 times found in second-growth rainforest, 1 times found in Bosque medio, 1 times found in successional vegetation, crops and pasture, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 9 times on low vegetation, 3 times felled tree, 2 times on recently felled trees, 1 times general collecting, 1 times ex dead twig of decumbent shrub, 2 times Vochysia vismiaefolia, 1 times on low veg, 1 times ex dead twig of vine, 1 times dia-vegetação, 1 times dans Cordia, 1 times canopy foliage, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times canopy fogging, 2 times Fogging, 1 times mostly beating vegetation, also some workers collected directly on foliage, 1 times search, 1 times beating vegetation (2 hours), 00 am-12 times beating vegetation, 11, 1 times isca sardinha.

Elevations: collected from 4 - 890 meters, 221 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1928-08-31 and 2018-08-30

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pseudomyrma chodati: casent0907522; Lectotype of Pseudomyrmex urbanus: casent0902916; syntype of Pseudomyrma ogloblini: casent0915522

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