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Species: Adelomyrmex brevispinosus   Fernández, 2003 

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Current Valid Name:

Adelomyrmex tristani

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Adelomyrmex brevispinosus Fernández, 2003 PDF: 596, figs. 1-3 (w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Costa Rica: Heredia, 9 km. n Volcán Barba, 10°13’N, 84°06’W, 1750 m., 4.vii.1986, no. 1314-s, wet forest litter (J. Longino). Primary type depository: INBC. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: holotype worker, 22 paratype workers. Secondary type localities: 1 paratype worker with same data as holotype but 4-14.vii.1986, 5 paratype workers Mexico: Chiapas, 4 km. N Unión Juarez, Volcán Tacana, lower slopes, 1950 m., 18.ix.1992, no. 92-109 (R.S. Anderson), 6 paratype workers as last but 1800 m., no. 92-108, 1 paratype worker Costa Rica: Putarenas, Monteverde, 1500 m., 7.iv.1987, no. 1572-s (J. Longino), 1 paratype worker as last but 1800 m., 14.v.1991, no. 2888-s (J. Longino), 2 paratype workers as last but 170(?) m., 14.v.1991, no. 2889-s, 4 paratype workers as last but 1600 m., 30.iv.1989, no. 2486-s (J. Longino), 2 paratype workers as last but 13-1600 m., 1991, Univ. Calif. Secondary type depositories: BMNH, JTLC, IAVH, LACM, MCZC, MIZA, MZSP, PSWC, USNM, WEMC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Fernández, 2003b PDF: 15 (redescription).
Junior synonym of Adelomyrmex tristani: Longino, 2012 PDF: 32
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions: Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

Distribution Notes:

Costa Rica (type locality), Mexico (Fernandez and MacKay 2003, Fernandez 2003). Costa Rica: Monteverde cloudforest at 1600m; Volcan Barva cloud forest. In Monteverde, seems to have a parapatric distribution with laevigatus. This species inhabits the wet ridgecrest cloudforest; laevigatus inhabits the flanking moist forest on the Pacific side, and occurs in Penas Blancas at Eladio's.

Biology:

Natural History:

Inhabits forest floor litter. Known only from Winkler samples.

References:

Fern‡ndez C., F. 2003. Revision of the myrmicine ants of the Adelomyrmex genus-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa 361: 1Ð52.

Fern‡ndez C., F., MacKay, W.P. 2003. The myrmicine ants of the Adelomyrmex laevigatus species complex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 41:593Ð604.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Adelomyrmex   Fernández, F., 2003, Revision of the myrmicine ants of the Adelomyrmex genus-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 361, pp. 1-52: 5-6, (download) 5-6 20236
Adelomyrmex brevispinosus   Fernández, F., 2003, Revision of the myrmicine ants of the Adelomyrmex genus-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 361, pp. 1-52: 15-16, (download) 15-16 20236


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