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Species: Rasopone guatemalensis   Longino & Branstetter, 2020 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Rasopone guatemalensis Longino & Branstetter, 2020 10.1093/isd/ixaa004 PDF: 23, figs. 8, S14-15 (w.dq.) GUATEMALA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Guatemala: Suchitepéquez, Refugio El Quetzal, 14.55483, -91.19299±50 m., 1838 m.,, RSA2009-102, oak forest, ex sifted leaf litter (R.S. Anderson). Type-depository: CASC. Type-specimen: CASENT0611754. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 7 paratype workers, 1 paratype dealate queen. Paratype-localities: 5 paratype workers with same data as holotype, 1 paratype worker with same data as holotype but 14.54967, -91.19375±50 m., 1641 m., mixed hardwood forest, RSA2009-103, 1 paratype dealate queen Guatemala: 4 km. S Vol. Atitlán, 14.54992, -91.18999±50 m., 1625 m.,, cloud forest, ex sifted leaf litter, LLAMA, Wa-B-09-1-46, 1 paratype worker as last but 14.55103, -91.1935±306 m., 1750 m.,, Wm-B-09-2-01. Paratype-depositories and specimens: CASC: CASENT0612926 (dealate queen); DZUP: CASENT0644547 (worker); JTLC: CASENT0644546 (worker); MCZC: CASENT0644544 (worker); UCDC: CASENT0644545 (worker); UNAM: CASENT0644548 (worker); USNM: CASENT0611836 (worker); UVGC: CASENT0611773 (worker). AntCat AntWiki
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Guatemala, Mexico
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in oak forest, 3 times found in mesophil forest, 3 times found in cloud forest, 1 times found in mixed hardwood forest, 1 times found in pine cloud forest, 2 times found in ridge oak forest litter, 1 times found in riparian oak forest, 1 times found in cloud forest litter, 1 times found in mixed hardwood litter, 1 times found in montaine wet forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 15 times ex sifted leaf litter, 2 times forest litter, 1 times leaf litter, 1 times rotten treebase litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times MaxiWinkler, 4 times MiniWinkler, 2 times Winkler, 2 times Berlese, 2 times Berlese/Winkler, 1 times Maxi Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 1273 - 1850 meters, 1688 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1991-05-26 and 2015-06-23

Type specimens: Holotype of Rasopone guatemalensis Longino & Branstetter 2020: casent0611754; Paratype of Rasopone guatemalensis Longino & Branstetter 2020: casent0611773, casent0611836, casent0612926, casent0644544, casent0644545, casent0644546, casent0644547, casent0644548

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