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Species: Pseudomyrmex rochai   (Forel, 1912) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Pseudomyrma rochai Forel, 1912h PDF: 27 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Pseudomyrma rochai Forel, 1908a PDF: 65. Nomen nudum.].
Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 222.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Panama, Peru
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in montane wet forest, 6 times found in CES 400, 3 times found in CCL 400, 5 times found in CCL 700m., 5 times found in SURA 850M, 4 times found in LOC, 4 times found in SSO 350m, 3 times found in Entre el SHO y SSE, 2 times found in lowland rainforest, 2 times found in Pentaclethra, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Collecting in recent (< 1week) treefall. A large dead snag fell, bringing a lar, 2 times collecting from Carapa guianensis, felled yesterday, along new roadcut just beyo, 2 times Sobre Vegetacion, 2 times on low vegetation, 2 times in fresh treefall, 1 times foragers, 1 times copa de árbol, 1 times at light, Pseudomyrmex; near ALAS malaise trap 9; single worker on veg. times 3362, <1wk old treefall between lab clearing and River Station; strays. Domin times 3322-s, 1 times STR, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 56 times Fogging, 10 times Malaise, 5 times Search, 2 times Sweeping, 22 Aug 2018; end date times at u-v light (start date, 1 times beating low vegetation, 1 times canopy fogging, 1 times Canopy Fogging Project; tree #4.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1440 meters, 110 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pseudomyrmex rochai: casent0907553

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