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Species: Pseudomyrmex fortis   (Forel, 1899) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Pseudomyrma sericea var. fortis Forel, 1899f PDF: 89 (w.) MEXICO. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 223
Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 223.
Status as species: Ward, 1999b PDF: 520 (redescription).
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in 2nd growth rainforest, 2 times found in mangrove, 1 times found in second growth rainforest, 1 times found in 2nd growth moist forest/pasture edge, 1 times found in lowland wet forest, 1 times found in second growth veg., 1 times found in wet cloud forest, 1 times found in Mangrove estuary.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 10 times ex Cordia alliodora, 1 times live twig Avicennia germinans, 1 times in live stem Triplaris americana, 1 times ex domatium Cordia alliodora, 1 times ex canopy Cordia alliodora nodes, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times Nesting in live branch Avicennia, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times ex live Cordia alliodora node, 1 times bombaceous tree trunk.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 11 times search, 1 times maxiWinkler.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1350 meters, 163 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1911-12-27 and 2019-05-29

Type specimens: syntype of Pseudomyrmex fortis: casent0902862; Syntype workers of P. pictus castus (MCZ type #20544): casent0865732



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