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Costa Rica, Panama (type locality BCI). Costa Rica: southern Pacific lowlands.
Types Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.
Diagnosis Major: distinguished within the punctatissimaHNS group by the combination of the 3-lobed promesonotal profile in side view, with the mesonotal (rearmost) convexity flat-topped; long, robust propodeal spine; completely rugulose posterior half of the head, reaching all the way to the occiput; completely foveolate and opaque first gastral tergite; and dense pilosity. Minor: head, mesosoma, and waist entirely foveolate and opaque; occiput narrow, with a very thin nuchal collar. Both castes are yellow.
measurements (mm) Holotype major: HW 0.96, HL 0.94, SL 0.66, EL 0.16, PW 0.40. Paratype minor: HW 0.46, HL 0.54, SL 0.68, EL 0.10, PW 0.32. color Major and minor: concolorous medium yellow.
Range Known only from Barro Colorado Island, Panama.
figure Upper: holotype, major. Lower: paratype, minor. PANAMA: Barro Colorado Island (William L. Brown). Scale bars = 1 mm.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in lowland rainforest.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times leaf litter.
Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Winkler, 1 times Berlese.
Elevations: collected from 20 - 90 meters, 72 meters average