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Species: Pseudomyrmex peperi   (Forel, 1913) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Pseudomyrma peperi Forel, 1913m PDF: 213 (w.) GUATEMALA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: lectotype worker (by designation of Ward, 1993 PDF: 146). Primary type locality: lectotype Guatemala: Patulul (Peper). Primary type depository: MHNG. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: paralectotype workers (number not stated). Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depository: MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Ward, 1993 PDF: 146.
Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 222
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 12 times found in tropical moist forest, 4 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 1 times found in dry scrub, 2 times found in 2nd growth rainforest, 1 times found in lowland wet forest, 1 times found in montane rainforest clearing, 1 times found in Road to La Milpa Archaeological site, 1 times found in roadside.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 11 times beating vegetation, 7 times Malaise trap, 2 times ex ant acacia, 2 times acacia cornigera, 1 times ex swollen-thorn Acacia, 1 times ex bullhorn acacia, 1 times at bait.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 11 times Beating, 7 times Malaise, 2 times search, 1 times sweep net, 1 times Baiting.

Elevations: collected from 91 - 830 meters, 287 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1951-05-16 00:00:00.0 and 2010-05-21 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pseudomyrmex peperi: casent0907552; syntype of Pseudomyrma spinicola convarians: casent0907563

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