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Species: Rasopone politognatha   Longino & Branstetter, 2020 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Rasopone politognatha Longino & Branstetter, 2020 10.1093/isd/ixaa004 PDF: 26, figs. 9, S28–29 (w.) GUATEMALA. Neotropic. Primary type information: HOLOTYPE: 1 worker, Guatemala, Zacapa: 2 km SE La Unión, 14.95442 −89.27697 ±50 m, 1,430 m, 12-v-2009, cloud forest, ex sifted leaf litter, LLAMA, Wa-B-03-2-08 [CAS, unique specimen identifier CASENT0612523]. Secondary type information: PARATYPES: same data as holotype except 14.95448 −89.27704 ±50 m, 1,430 m, Wa-B-03-2-06 [1 worker, UNAM, CASENT0612522]; 14.95454 −89.27711 ±50 m, 1,430 m, Wa-B-03-2-04 [1 dealate queen, CAS, CASENT0612518]; 14.9546 −89.27718 ±50 m, 1,430 m, Wa-B-03-2-02 [1 worker, MCZC, CASENT0612516; 1 worker, UCD, CASENT0612517]; 3.5 km SE La Union, 14.95 −89.26667 ±?, 1,500 m, 4-v-1991, cloud forest, forest litter, R. S. Anderson, RSA91-050 [1 worker, UVGC, CASENT0603718]; 6-v-1991, RSA91-053 [1 worker, USNM, CASENT0603251]. AntCat AntWiki
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 11 times found in cloud forest, 3 times found in mesophyll forest, 2 times found in 2º mesophil forest, 1 times found in cloud forest at night, 1 times found in mixed liquidambar forest.

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

Collected most commonly using these methods: 9 times MiniWinkler, 5 times MaxiWinkler, 2 times Berlese, 1 times Night MiniWinkler, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 1200 - 1550 meters, 1392 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1991-06-04 and 2011-05-02

Type specimens: Holotype of Rasopone politognatha Longino & Branstetter 2020: casent0612523; Paratype of Rasopone politognatha Longino & Branstetter 2020: casent0603251, casent0603718, casent0612516, casent0612517, casent0612518, casent0612522

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