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Species: Pseudomyrmex filiformis   (Fabricius, 1804) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Formica filiformis Fabricius, 1804 PDF: 405 (q.) CENTRAL AMERICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Leptalea: Erichson, 1839 PDF: 309.
Combination in Pseudomyrma: Roger, 1862c PDF: 289.
Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex cephalica: Roger, 1862c PDF: 289.
Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex biconvexa: Wheeler, 1919k PDF: 125.
Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex biconvexa longiceps (Forel, 1906): Ward, 1989a PDF: 438.
Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex longiceps (Stitz, 1933): Ward, 1989a PDF: 438.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Canindeyú, San Pedro

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 12 times found in red mangroves, 6 times found in tropical moist forest, 2 times found in rainforest edge, 1 times found in tall secondgrowth forest, 1 times found in scrubby riparian forest, 1 times found in littoral forest, 1 times found in secondary tropical moist forest, 1 times found in moist forest, 2 times found in tropical wet forest, 1 times found in Bosque alto, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times on low vegetation, 1 times ex dead stick, 1 times ex dead stalk of Pitcairnia, 2 times treefall, 2 times strays, 2 times Malaise trap, 1 times foragers on treefall, 1 times ex dead twig of Baccharis, 2 times beating vegetation, 1 times well-shaded area, 1 times nest in dead stick, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Search, 3 times direct collection, 1 times mostly beating vegetation, also some workers collected directly on foliage, 2 times Beating, 1 times beating low vegetation, 00-12 times beating vegetation, 10, 1 times En Trampa Malaise, 1 times flight-intercept trap, 1 times Malaise, 1 times Malaise 2, 1 times Malaise trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1090 meters, 240 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1944-06-01 and 2018-08-28

Type specimens: Holotype of Pseudomyrma cephalica: casent0902920; syntype of Pseudomyrma biconvexa: casent0916746; syntype of Pseudomyrma biconvexa: casent0902921, casent0907539; syntype of Pseudomyrma biconvexa longiceps: casent0907498



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