Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)
(According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)Neotropical Region: Argentina
Southern Brazil, Paraguay, Colombia, Venezuela. Paraguay: Alto Paraná, Canindeyú, Itapúa
Face crossed by a clearly defined arcuate carina; anterior portion of face concave, differentiated from posterior portion, delimited by frontal carinae and facial arc; antennal scrobe deep and conspicuous with distinct posterior and ventral margins; face anterior to facial arc uniformly densely punctate; posterior margin of vertex lacking erect setae; facial arc joins dorsal margin of scrobe posterior to eye; eye composed of > 5 ommatidia.
Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)
Specimen Habitat Summary
Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 3 times found in montane wet forest, 1 times found in forest, 1 times found in montane rainforest.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times ex sifted leaf litter, 0 times Soil - litter, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood).
Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times Winkler, 0 times Winkler sample, 1 times berlese.
Elevations: collected from 300 - 1800 meters, 984 meters average
Type specimens: syntype of Rhopalothrix rugifer: casent0915941; syntype of Rhopalothrix truncata: casent0909344
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