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Costa Rica (southern Atlantic lowlands, Guanacaste).
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: 2 times found in wet forest, 3 times found in montane wet forest, 1 times found in montane wet forest, along ridge descending to major river, a mix of old 2ndary forest on one slope and more mature forest on the other, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in ridgetop cloud forest.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times various nest collections, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times combined specimens of all flight intercept pan traps, 1 times beating veg., 1 times Alrrededor de M/12, 1 times suelo tronco hueco.
Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Berlese, 1 times beating, 1 times flight intercept trap, 1 times Malaise, 1 times miniWinkler.
Elevations: collected from 300 - 1260 meters, 793 meters average