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Discothyrea are extremely small, cryptobiotic inhabitatants of forest leaf litter (see Genus Overview).
This species occurs in cloud forest leaf litter. It is known from two sites in Costa Rica: 2000m on the Barva Transect in Braulio Carrillo National Park and similar elevation in the southern Cordillera de Talamanca (Cerro Gemelo). The Cerro Gemelo specimens are lighter colored than the Barva specimens.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 18 times found in montane wet forest, 1 times found in wet forest litter.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 16 times hojarasca, 2 times a lo largo del sendero hacia abajo, 1 times wet forest litter.
Collected most commonly using these methods: 17 times Mini Winkler, 3 times Berlese, 2 times Winkler.
Elevations: collected from 1670 - 2600 meters, 2001 meters average
Collect Date Range: collected between 1995-06-28 and 2002-04-17
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