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Species: Rasopone mesoamericana   Longino & Branstetter, 2020 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Rasopone mesoamericana Longino & Branstetter, 2020 10.1093/isd/ixaa004 PDF: 24, figs. 5, 12, S19-21 (w.) GUATEMALA. Neotropic. Primary type information: HOLOTYPE: 1 worker, Guatemala, Zacapa: 3.5 km SE La Union, 14.95 −89.27 ±?, 1,500 m, 6-vi-1991, cloud forest, forest litter, R. S. Anderson, RSA91-053 [CAS, unique specimen identifier CASENT0603245]. Secondary type information: PARATYPES: same data as holotype except 4-vi-1991, RSA91-050 [1 worker, MCZC, CASENT0603696; 1 worker, UCD, CASENT0603728; 1 worker, USNM, CASENT0603690; 1 worker, UVGC, CASENT0603565]. AntCat AntWiki
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 112 times found in cloud forest, 16 times found in montane wet forest, 18 times found in mesophyll forest, 15 times found in ridgetop cloud forest, 6 times found in mixed hardwood forest, 7 times found in tropical wet forest, 4 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in Liquidambar-hardwood forest, 1 times found in cloud forest litter, 1 times found in mesophil forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 174 times ex sifted leaf litter, 6 times at bait, 2 times forest litter, 2 times Malaise trap, 2 times Hojarasca.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 135 times MiniWinkler, 35 times MaxiWinkler, 6 times Baiting, 2 times Berlese, 3 times Winkler, 2 times Mini Winkler, 2 times Malaise.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1750 meters, 1351 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1988-06-19 and 2015-06-21

Type specimens: Holotype of Rasopone mesoamericana Longino & Branstetter 2020: casent0603245; Paratype of Rasopone mesoamericana Longino & Branstetter 2020: casent0603565, casent0603690, casent0603696, casent0603728



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