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Costa Rica (Osa Peninsula).
Discothyrea are extremely small, cryptobiotic inhabitatants of forest leaf litter (see Genus Overview). For JTL-005 in Costa Rica, I have seen only 1 worker, in a Winkler sample of forest floor leaf litter, from Sirena in Corcovado National Park.
This may just be an aberrant specimen of horni.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 11 times found in cloud forest edge, near dairy farm pasture, some big trees in rocky areas, probably disturbed primary or old second growth, on a steep slope, 1 times found in mature wet forest, 2 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in riparian forest, cloud forest along stream, near dairy farm pasture, 2nd growth or disturbed primary, 2 times found in cloud forest, 1 times found in ridgetop cloud forest, isolated peak with oak trees, 1 times found in second-growth rainforest, 1 times found in tropical rainforest, 1 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in cloud forest at bottom of steep slope, bordering rocky river, old 2nd growth veg., ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 22 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times Ex sifted leaf litter..
Collected most commonly using these methods: 17 times miniWinkler, 3 times Winkler, 4 times maxiWinkler.
Elevations: collected from 10 - 1510 meters, 993 meters average
Collect Date Range: collected between 1990-12-18 and 2015-07-04
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