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Pseudomyrmex mixtecus Ward, 1993


Worker diagnosis. HW 0.89-1.03; head broad (CI 0.86-0.95); median clypeal lobe laterally rounded; frontal carinae relatively well separated (FCI > 0.05); head densely punctulate and opaque; black or dark brownish-black.

Similar species. P. flavicornis, P. veneficus.

Distribution. Southern Mexico (Guerrero, Oaxaca).

Biology. Little is known about P. mixtecus, an obligate acacia-ant whose colonies have been recorded from Acacia collinsii and A. hindsii.

References.  Ward (1993).

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