Formicidae, Hymenoptera, Insecta, Arthropoda, Animalia
Costa Rica: 1100-1200m on north slope Volcan Barba, Penas Blancas Valley east of Monteverde. Panama: 500-1000m, Bocas del Toro area.
Eyes usually composed of 2-4 facets (occasionally up to 6); in full face view eyes situated dorsally, not breaking outline of side of head; puncta on face small relative to interspaces, face sublucid; petiolar node tapering to a rounded summit; color dark brown. Measurement data.
This species inhabits mature wet forest habitats, where it occurs in leaf litter on the forest floor. I know it only from Winkler samples of sifted litter.
See notes under JTL-009.
John T. Longino, The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA 98505 USA.firstname.lastname@example.org
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