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Species: Rasopone cryptergates   Longino & Branstetter, 2020 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Rasopone cryptergates Longino & Branstetter, 2020 10.1093/isd/ixaa004 PDF: 22, figs. 7, S8-9 (w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. Primary type information: HOLOTYPE: 1 alate queen, Costa Rica, Heredia: La Selva Biological Station, 10.43748 −84.01381 ±20 m, 50 m, 9-iii-2004, lowland rainforest, ALAS, M/25/787 [UCR, unique specimen identifier JTLC000008527]. Secondary type information: PARATYPES: same data as holotype except 10.41745 −84.01627 ±20 m, 50 m, 2-ii-2005, mature wet forest, ex sifted leaf litter, TEAM, AMI-1-W-022-06 [1 worker, CAS, INB0003660648]; 10.42519 −84.00399 ±20 m, 50m, 18-v-1993, light trap, ALAS, L/02/038 [1 alate queen, MCZC, INBIOCRI001276551; 1 alate queen, UCD, INBIOCRI001276552]; 10.43333 −84.01667 ±2 km, 50 m, 1-ix-2003, wet forest, H. A. Hespenheide [1 alate queen, USNM, JTLC000005546]. AntCat AntWiki
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in montane wet forest, 1 times found in CCL 300, 1 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in Sura, 1 times found in wet forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times SCH, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times Cerca de M/20 y orilla de Quebrada Cantarrana, 1 times bajo de M/22.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Malaise, 1 times Blacklight, 1 times Berlese, 1 times flight intercept trap, 1 times light trap, 1 times miniWinkler.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 500 meters, 204 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1992-01-01 and 2005-02-02

Type specimens: Holotype of Rasopone cryptergates Longino & Branstetter 2020: jtlc000008527; Paratype of Rasopone cryptergates Longino & Branstetter 2020: inb0003660648, jtlc000005546, inbiocri001276551, inbiocri001276552

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