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Species: Adelomyrmex micans   Fernández, 2003 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Adelomyrmex micans Fernández, 2003 PDF: 601 (w.q.) MEXICO (Chiapas). Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Mexico: Chiapas, 5 km. W San Cristobal, Cerro Huitepec, 2700 m., 14.ix.1992, no. 92-101 (R.S. Anderson). Primary type depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 30 paratype workers, 1 paratype queen. Secondary type localities: 5 paratype workers with same data as holotype, 14 paratype workers, 1 paratype queen Chiapas, 4 km. N Unión Juarez, Volcán Tacana, lower slopes, 2000 m., 19.ix.1992, no.92-110 (R.S. Anderson), 11 workers as last but no. 92-111. Secondary type depositories: BMNH, IAVH, INBC, JTLC, LACM, MCZC, MIZA, MZSP, PSWC, USNM, WEMC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Fernández, 2003b PDF: 23 (redescription); Branstetter & Sáenz, 2012 PDF: 257; Longino, 2012 PDF: 23.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Adelomyrmex micans   Fernández, F., 2003, Revision of the myrmicine ants of the Adelomyrmex genus-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 361, pp. 1-52: 23, (download) 23 20236
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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 18 times found in cloud forest, 1 times found in wet oak forest, 2 times found in oak/cloud forest, 3 times found in mixed oak forest, 2 times found in mixed hardwood forest litter, 1 times found in mixed oak-pine forest, 1 times found in oak/alder/pine forest, 1 times found in broadleaf oak forest litter, 2 times found in mixed hardwood forest, 1 times found in montaine wet forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 32 times ex sifted leaf litter, 2 times leaf litter, 1 times litter, 3 times ex sifted litter, 2 times at bait, 2 times hojarasca, 1 times ex leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Berlese, 13 times MaxiWinkler, 10 times Berlese/Winkler, 7 times MiniWinkler, 6 times Winkler, 2 times Baiting, 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 1700 - 2700 meters, 2231 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1992-09-14 00:00:00.0 and 2015-06-19 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype micans?: lacment144601; paratype Adelomyrmex micans: lacment144582; paratype micans: lacment144573, lacment144574, lacment144575, lacment144576, lacment144577, lacment144578, lacment144579, lacment144580, lacment144581, lacment144583, lacment144584, lacment144585, lacment144586, lacment144587, lacment144588, lacment144589, lacment144590, lacment144591, lacment144592, lacment144593, lacment144596, lacment144597, lacment144598, lacment144599, lacment144600, lacment144602, lacment144603, lacment144604; paratype of Adelomyrmex micans: lacment144595

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