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Species: Pseudomyrmex spiculus   Ward, 1989 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Pseudomyrmex spiculus Ward, 1989a PDF: 430, figs. 31-33 (w.q.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL
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Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in rainforest, 4 times found in rainforest edge, 1 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in beach margin, 2 times found in terra firme, 1 times found in tropical dry forest, 1 times found in clearing in second-growth rainforest, 1 times found in edge of second-growth rainforest, 1 times found in littoral vegetation, 1 times found in second-growth rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times on low vegetation, 2 times on recent tree-fall, 1 times on recently felled trees, 1 times on coconut palm trunk, 2 times Luehea seemannii canopy, 1 times in dead, recently fallen branch, 2 times felled tree, 1 times on Vochysia tree-fall, 1 times mixed water, 1 times ex dead twig, 1 times clearing, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times canopy fogging, 2 times Fogging, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times beating vegetation, 00-11 times beating vegetation, 10, 00-12 times beating vegetation, 10, 00 am-12 times beating vegetation, 11, 27 Aug 2018; end date times beating vegetation; start date.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 975 meters, 158 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1964-02-20 and 2018-08-30

Type specimens: paratype: jtl021392, jtl021393; Paratype of Pseudomyrmes spiculus: casent0865803



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