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Species: Pseudomyrmex oculatus   (Smith, 1855) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Pseudomyrma oculata Smith, 1855c PDF: 159, pl. 13 (w.q.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1961a PDF: 375.
Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex advena: Forel, 1911g PDF: 277.
Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex dolichopsis: Kempf, 1961a PDF: 375.
Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex wessoni: Ward, 1989a PDF: 422.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 33 times found in rainforest edge, 42 times found in montane wet forest, 28 times found in tropical moist forest, 34 times found in rainforest, 23 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 14 times found in tropical rainforest, 14 times found in edge of second-growth rainforest, 17 times found in lowland wet forest, 6 times found in La Selva, 12 times found in mature wet forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 63 times beating vegetation, 63 times on low vegetation, 17 times Malaise trap, 19 times ex sifted leaf litter, 9 times ex dead twig, 5 times nest in dead branch, 11 times at bait, 7 times strays, 7 times Sobre Vegetacion, 6 times on recent tree-fall, 2 times collecting from Carapa guianensis, felled yesterday, along new roadcut just beyo, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 66 times Beating, 60 times Malaise, 30 times Fogging, 27 times search, 16 times MiniWinkler, 6 times hand collecting, 11 times Baiting, 8 times sweeping, 8 times beating low vegetation, 7 times canopy fogging, 5 times Foggin, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1550 meters, 251 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1895-05-01 and 2019-06-22

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pseudomyrma dolichopsis implicata: casent0907532; Lectotype of Pseudomyrmex oculatus: casent0902915; syntype of Pseudomyrma dolichopsis: casent0907530; type of Pseudomyrma dolichopsis var. implicata: focol0518, focol0519, focol0520, focol0521



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