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Species: Wasmannia sigmoidea   (Mayr, 1884) 

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

Tetramorium sigmoideum Mayr, 1884 PDF: 13 (w.) FRENCH GUIANA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1893j PDF: 386 (q.m.).
Combination in Wasmannia: Forel, 1893j PDF: 386.
// Distribution

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Puerto Rico
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Wasmannia sigmoidea   Forel, A., 1893, Formicides de l'Antille St. Vincent. Récoltées par Mons. H. H. Smith., Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1893, pp. 333-418: 386-388, (download) 386-388 3948
Wasmannia affinis   Longino, J. T. & Fernández, F., 2007, Taxonomic review of the genus Wasmannia., Advances in ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Homage to E. O. Wilson - 50 years of contributions. (Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 80), pp. 271-289: 276, (download) 276 21284
Wasmannia sigmoidea   Longino, J. T. & Fernández, F., 2007, Taxonomic review of the genus Wasmannia., Advances in ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Homage to E. O. Wilson - 50 years of contributions. (Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 80), pp. 271-289: 281, (download) 281 21284

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 12 times found in montane wet forest, 1 times found in lowland rainforest clearing, 1 times found in bananas & weeds, 1 times found in Savana, 1 times found in scrub, 1 times found in secondary forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times on palm base in lab clearing, 2 times bajo de M/01, 2 times Sobre Vegetacion, 1 times Muestra tomada alrrededor de M/20, 1 times light trap, 1 times Ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times Malaise, 2 times flight intercept trap, 1 times search, 2 times Sweeping, 1 times Berlese, 1 times Pitfall72h.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 500 meters, 292 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1979-03-15 and 2018-08-06

Type specimens: lectotype of Tetramorium sigmoideum: casent0919618; syntype of Wasmannia sigmoidea: casent0901665



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