Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)
Distribution:Neotropical Region: Aragua
, Mato Grosso do Sul
, Rio Grande do Sul
, Rio de Janeiro
, Santa Catarina
, Sta. Catarina
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: 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, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood).
Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times Winkler, 1 times berlese.
Elevations: collected from 300 - 1500 meters, 945 meters average
Type specimens: syntype of Rhopalothrix rugifer: casent0915941; syntype of Rhopalothrix truncata: casent0909344
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