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Costa Rica, Colombia, Ecuador (Lattke 1995). Costa Rica: mid-elevation Atlantic slope in Cordillera Volcanica Central.
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Lattke, J. E. 1995. Revision of the ant genus Gnamptogenys in the New World (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 4:137-193.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 16 times found in montane wet forest, 3 times found in cloud forest, primary, along steep ridge near peak, 2 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in wet montane cloud forest, 1 times found in moss forest, 1 times found in premontane rainforest, 1 times found in wet forest.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 13 times Hojarasca, 5 times Ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times Sobre Vegetacion, 1 times sifted litter, 1 times litter, 1 times at bait.
Collected most commonly using these methods: 12 times Mini Winkler, 3 times Winkler, 2 times maxiWinkler, 2 times miniwinkler, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times pitfall, 1 times Pitfall Trap, 1 times Sweeping, 1 times baiting.
Elevations: collected from 550 - 2000 meters, 1121 meters average
Type specimens: paratype of Gnamptogenys bisulca: casent0911161