Costa Rica, tropical South America (Lattke 1995). Costa Rica: widespread and common in moist to wet forest, to 800m.
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Found most commonly in these habitats: 10 times found in mature wet forest, 5 times found in montane wet forest, 3 times found in La Selva, 3 times found in tropical wet forest, 1 times found in mature wet forest, nearby second growth vegetation, 1 times found in swamp forest, 2 times found in tropical rainforest, 2 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in Maritza, 1 times found in mesophyll forest, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 22 times search, 11 times miniWinkler, 6 times Mini Winkler, 3 times Baiting, 2 times Malaise, 1 times Blacklight, 1 times flight intercept trap
Elevations: collected from 30 - 1220 meters, 281 meters average