Myrmicinae, Formicidae, Hymenoptera, Insecta, Arthropoda, Animalia
Discussion of schmidti complex (click here).
Costa Rica: Cordillera Volcanica Central at 2000m.
Basal margin of mandible with notch, formed by sinuous indentation of basal margin and small denticle on proximal edge of notch; size large, WL 1.24mm; in full face view, anterior clypeal margin emarginate medially, downturned portion with two small median teeth between lateral teeth; face with combination of highly smooth and polished posterior surface and a fan of diverging subparallel rugae between the frontal carinae.
I know this species from one worker, collected in a Berlese sample from the 2000m site on the Barva Transect in Braulio Carrillo National Park.
John T. Longino, The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA 98505 USA.email@example.com
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