Current View: Bolton World Catalog
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb


To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print:      Citation: AntWeb. Version 8.65. California Academy of Science, online at Accessed .

· For web:

Species: Pseudomyrmex salvini   (Forel, 1899) 

Download Data

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Pseudomyrma salvini Forel, 1899f PDF: 94, pl. 4, fig. 8 (w.q.m.) MEXICO. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1960a PDF: 30
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 19 times found in tropical rainforest, 16 times found in lowland rainforest, 15 times found in 2º wet forest, 7 times found in rainforest edge, 8 times found in lowland wet forest, 10 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 5 times found in mesophil forest, 6 times found in lowland tropical rain forest, 3 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in roadside edge, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 37 times beating vegetation, 21 times at bait, 15 times ex sifted leaf litter, 7 times on low vegetation, 6 times Malaise trap, 1 times ex dead weed stalk, 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex dead twig liana, 1 times ex dead branch hanging from tree, 2 times dead twig, 1 times at light, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 35 times Beating, 21 times Baiting, 14 times MiniWinkler, 9 times Red de golpeo, 6 times hand collecting, 5 times Malaise trap, 3 times search, 1 times at light, 1 times mostly beating vegetation (1 hour), some hand collections, 1 times beating vegetation, 1 times beating vegetation (2 hours), ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1055 meters, 354 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1935-04-10 and 2016-07-03

Type specimens: syntype of Pseudomyrmex salvini: casent0902879, casent0907554

See something amiss? Send us an email.