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Species: Gnamptogenys volcano   Lattke, 1995 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Gnamptogenys volcano Lattke, 1995 PDF: 191, figs. 64, 65 (w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Costa Rica (Atlantic slope).


Natural History:

Known records of G. volcano:

Alajuela: Casa Eladio, Rio Penas Blancas, 10¡19'N, 84¡43'W, 800m (J. Longino). Mature wet forest; ex sifted leaf litter from forest floor (Winkler sample).

Heredia: 17km N Vol. Barba, 10¡17'N, 84¡05'W, 800m (J. Longino). Mature wet forest; ex sifted leaf litter from forest floor (Winkler sample) [holotype].


Lattke, J. E. 1995. Revision of the ant genus Gnamptogenys in the New World (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 4:137-193.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in cloud forest, primary, near ridgetop, 1 times found in mature wet forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times Ex sifted leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Winkler, 2 times miniWinkler.

Elevations: collected from 500 - 990 meters, 801 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype Gnamptogenys volcano: jtl007832

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