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Species: Pseudomyrmex filiformis   (Fabricius, 1804) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica filiformis Fabricius, 1804 PDF: 405 (q.) CENTRAL AMERICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


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

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Canindeyú, San Pedro

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 12 times found in red mangroves, 5 times found in tropical moist forest, 1 times found in tall secondgrowth forest, 1 times found in scrubby riparian forest, 1 times found in moist forest, 2 times found in tropical wet forest, 1 times found in Primary forest and second growth habitats, 1 times found in River edge second growth and highly degraded forest, 1 times found in Bosque alto, 1 times found in Second growth vegetation near primary forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex dead stick, 2 times treefall, 2 times strays, 2 times Malaise trap, 1 times foragers on treefall, 1 times ex dead twig of Baccharis, 2 times beating vegetation, 1 times well-shaded area, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times nest in dead stick, 1 times ex dead twig of vine, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Search, 3 times direct collection, 2 times Beating, 1 times Malaise 2, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times Baiting, 1 times beating low vegetation, 1 times En Trampa Malaise, 1 times flight-intercept trap, 1 times Malaise.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 970 meters, 252 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Pseudomyrma cephalica: casent0902920; syntype of Pseudomyrma biconvexa: casent0916746; syntype of Pseudomyrma biconvexa: casent0902921, casent0907539; syntype of Pseudomyrma biconvexa longiceps: casent0907498

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