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Species: Pseudomyrmex oculatus   (Smith, 1855) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Pseudomyrma oculata Smith, 1855c PDF: 159, pl. 13 (w.q.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1961a PDF: 375
Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex advena: Forel, 1911g PDF: 277.
Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex dolichopsis: Kempf, 1961a PDF: 375.
Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex wessoni: Ward, 1989a PDF: 422.
// Distribution


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 55 times found in rainforest, 33 times found in rainforest edge, 42 times found in montane wet forest, 28 times found in tropical moist forest, 22 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 14 times found in tropical rainforest, 14 times found in edge of second-growth rainforest, 17 times found in lowland wet forest, 12 times found in mature wet forest, 11 times found in 2º wet forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 63 times beating vegetation, 63 times on low vegetation, 29 times Malaise trap, 19 times ex sifted leaf litter, 9 times ex dead twig, 11 times at bait, 5 times nest in dead branch, 6 times on recent tree-fall, 7 times strays, 7 times Sobre Vegetacion, 4 times beating veg., ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 66 times Beating, 60 times Malaise, 30 times Fogging, 27 times search, 16 times MiniWinkler, 6 times hand collecting, 11 times Baiting, 9 times sweeping, 8 times beating low vegetation, 7 times canopy fogging, 3 times beating vegetation (20 minutes), ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1550 meters, 255 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1895-05-01 00:00:00.0 and 2019-06-22 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pseudomyrma dolichopsis implicata: casent0907532; Lectotype of Pseudomyrmex oculatus: casent0902915; syntype of Pseudomyrma dolichopsis: casent0907530; type of Pseudomyrma dolichopsis implicata: focol0518, focol0519, focol0520, focol0521

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