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Species: Adelomyrmex robustus   Fernández, 2003 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Adelomyrmex robustus Fernández, 2003b PDF: 26, figs. 4-6, 25-30, 72 (w.q.) MEXICO (Chiapas). Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Mexico: Chiapas, 8 mi. N Pueblo Nuevo, Solistahuacán, 6000 ft, 26-27.viii.1973, no. 12a, leaf litter, forest floor (A. Newton). Primary type depository: MZSP. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 62 paratype workers, 10 paratype queens. Secondary type localities: 36 paratype workers, 9 paratype queens Chiapas, 2.1 km. NW Pueblo Nuevo, Solistahuacán, Yerbabuena Preserve, 2100 m., 23.ix.1992, no. 92-114, liquid amber forest litter (R.S. Anderson), 20 paratype workers Chiapas, 8 mi. N Pueblo Nuevo, Solistahuacán, 2.viii.1973 (no collector’s name, probably A. Newton), 3 paratype workers, 1 paratype queen Chiapas, Tapalapa, 12 km. N Capilla, 13.iii.1994, HR4 (R. Jones), 3 paratype workers Chiapas, 5 km. E Rayón, 1700 m., 23.xii.1991, no. 11581-8 (P.S. Ward). Secondary type depositories: BMNH, CPDC, IAVH, ICNB, IEXA, IMLT, INBC, JTLC, LACM, MCZC, MIZA, MZSP, USNM, WEMC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Branstetter & Sáenz, 2012 PDF: 257; Longino, 2012 PDF: 31.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Guatemala, Mexico
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

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 robustus NEW SPECIES  Fernández, F., 2003, Revision of the myrmicine ants of the Adelomyrmex genus-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 361, pp. 1-52: 26-27, (download) 26-27 20236

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 129 times found in cloud forest, 91 times found in 2º mesophil forest, 93 times found in 2° mesophil forest, 5 times found in disturbed cloud forest, 4 times found in mixed hardwood forest, 1 times found in alder forest, 1 times found in mixed cloud forest, 1 times found in mixed liquidambar-magnolia-pine forest, 2 times found in cloud forest litter, 3 times found in oak forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 221 times ex sifted leaf litter, 116 times at bait, 2 times leaf litter, 6 times forest litter, 4 times ex sifted litter, 6 times beating vegetation, 1 times nest in dead wood, 1 times nest in rotten wood, 1 times at bait on ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 176 times MiniWinkler, 116 times Baiting, 12 times Berlese, 15 times Winkler, 18 times MaxiWinkler, 12 times Berlese/Winkler, 10 times search, 6 times Beating, 2 times Hojarasca berlese, 1 times bait.

Elevations: collected from 1160 - 2300 meters, 1858 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1973-08-26 00:00:00.0 and 2019-06-13 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: paratype Adelomyrmex robustus: lacment144628, lacment144637, lacment144662; paratype of Adelomyrmex robustus: casent0901017; paratype robustus: lacment144313, lacment144605, lacment144607, lacment144608, lacment144609, lacment144610, lacment144611, lacment144612, lacment144613, lacment144614, lacment144615, lacment144616, lacment144617, lacment144618, lacment144619, lacment144620, lacment144621, lacment144622, lacment144623, lacment144624, lacment144625, lacment144626, lacment144627, lacment144629, lacment144630, lacment144631, lacment144632, lacment144634, lacment144635, lacment144636, lacment144638, lacment144639, lacment144640, lacment144641, lacment144642, lacment144643, lacment144654, lacment144655, lacment144656, lacment144657, lacment144658, lacment144659, lacment144660, lacment144661, lacment144663, lacment144664, lacment144665, lacment144666, lacment144667, lacment144668

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