Formicinae, Formicidae, Hymenoptera, Insecta, Arthropoda, Animalia
Costa Rica (Cordillera de Talamanca, Las Alturas, 1200m).
Minor worker: unknown.
Major worker: head subcircular; lateral margins of head, anterior face, and clypeus with moderately abundant, short, clavate setae; face micropunctate medially, grading to shallowly microreticulate over much of surface, sublucid throughout; scapes with abundant erect setae; face black with anterior portion yellow; first gastral tergite with moderately abundant yellow appressed pubescence and moderately abundant erect setae.
Similar species: cuneidorsus.
I have only seen one major worker and one alate queen, from treefalls near Las Alturas, an area of montane cloud forest.
John T. Longino, The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA 98505 USA.firstname.lastname@example.org
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