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Species: Rasopone panamensis   (Forel, 1899) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Ponera ferruginea var. panamensis Forel, 1899b PDF: 15 (q.) PANAMA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Trachymesopus: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 251.
Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, 1995a: 308.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica, Panama
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 18 times found in ridgetop cloud forest, isolated peak with oak trees, 9 times found in tropical rainforest, with big trees, probably primary, 3 times found in wet forest, 4 times found in tropical rainforest, 3 times found in mature rainforest, edge of forest near pasture and agricultural land, steep rocky terrain, 2 times found in lowland rainforest, 2 times found in mature wet forest, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in cloud forest, 1 times found in dry forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 43 times ex sifted leaf litter, 2 times Ex sifted leaf litter., 3 times leaf litter, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times berlese.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 38 times miniWinkler, 5 times Winkler, 5 times berlese, 2 times maxiWinkler.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1160 meters, 565 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1973-03-24 and 2015-07-11

Type specimens:

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