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Species: Trachymyrmex saussurei   (Forel, 1885) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Atta tardigrada st. saussurei Forel, 1885a PDF: 361 (w.) MEXICO. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Atta (Trachymyrmex): Forel, 1893h PDF: 601.
Combination in Trachymyrmex: Gallardo, 1916c PDF: 242.
Raised to species: Forel, 1893h PDF: 601.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 11 times found in tropical dry forest, 10 times found in tropical rainforest, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in disturbed tropical dry forest, 1 times found in thorn scrub.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 15 times at bait, 6 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ground forager, 1 times foragers at cookie bait, 1 times ground foragers.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 15 times baiting, 4 times maxiWinkler, 2 times hand collecting, 2 times miniWinkler.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1440 meters, 166 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1985-03-21 and 2016-07-16

Type specimens: syntype of Trachymyrmex saussurei: casent0909394

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