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Species: Pseudomyrmex flavicornis   (Smith, 1877) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Pseudomyrma flavicornis Smith, 1877b PDF: 67 (w.) NICARAGUA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: lectotype worker (by designation of Ward, 1989a PDF: 438). Primary type locality: lectotype Nicaragua: (no further data). Primary type depository: BMNH. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 2 paralectotype workers. Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depository: BMNH. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Ward, 1989a PDF: 438.
Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 218
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 41 times found in tropical dry forest, 8 times found in dry forest, 4 times found in Tropical Hardwood Forest, 4 times found in low costal forest, 1 times found in roadside edge, 2 times found in edge of second-growth rainforest, 1 times found in oak forest, 2 times found in tropical moist forest, 1 times found in tropical woodland, 1 times found in road edge vegetation, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 36 times ex live Acacia, 5 times ex ant acacia, 10 times ex swollen-thorn Acacia, 6 times Acacia collinsii, 7 times Acacia, 6 times Acacia hindsii, 4 times spine of Bull-horn acacia, 5 times ex Acacia collinsii, 4 times Acacia costaricensis, 4 times in ant acacia, 3 times nest in acacia tree, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times search, 1 times direct collection, 2 times Malaise trap, 1 times sweep net.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1158 meters, 196 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1936-07-27 00:00:00.0 and 2012-08-06 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pseudomyrmex flavicornis: casent0902904; syntype of Pseudomyrma belti obnubila: casent0915505, casent0916874; syntype of Pseudomyrma belti: casent0902905, casent0904053; type of Pseudomyrma belti obnubila: focol0315-1, focol0315-2, focol0315-3, focol0316-1, focol0316-2, focol0316-3

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