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Colombia, Costa Rica.
This is a very rarely encountered species. One Colombian collection was found nesting in withered branches of coffee shrubs (Kempf, 1951). The Costa Rican collection from Guayabo is a dealate queen. The collection from Carrillo was from rainforest, a single worker from low vegetation. Weber's Medellin collection is a nest series with a queen and a male.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in wet forest.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in withered coffee branches, 1 times strays.
Elevations: collected from 600 - 1800 meters, 1450 meters average
Type specimens: Holotype of Cataulacus coriarius: casent0919592
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