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Species: Gnamptogenys stellae   Lattke, 1995 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Gnamptogenys stellae Lattke, 1995 PDF: 183, figs. 60, 61 (w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Costa Rica (southern Atlantic lowlands, Guanacaste).


Lattke, J. E. 1995. Revision of the ant genus Gnamptogenys in the New World (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 4:137-193.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in wet forest, 3 times found in montane wet forest, 1 times found in montane wet forest, along ridge descending to major river, a mix of old 2ndary forest on one slope and more mature forest on the other, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in ridgetop cloud forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times various nest collections, 1 times suelo tronco hueco, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times combined specimens of all flight intercept pan traps, 1 times beating veg., 1 times Alrrededor de M/12.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Berlese, 1 times beating, 1 times flight intercept trap, 1 times Malaise, 1 times miniWinkler.

Elevations: collected from 300 - 1260 meters, 793 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1990-03-23 and 2015-07-11

Type specimens:

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