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Species: Rasopone politognatha   Longino & Branstetter, 2020 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Rasopone politognatha Longino & Branstetter, 2020 10.1093/isd/ixaa004 PDF: 26, figs. 9, S28–29 (w.dq.) GUATEMALA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Guatemala: Zacapa, 2 km. SE La Unión, 14.95442, -89.27697±50 m., 1430 m., 12.v.2009, LLAMA, Wa-B-03-2-08, cloud forest, ex sifted leaf litter. Type-depository: CASC. Type-specimen: CASENT0612523. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 5 paratype workers, 1 paratype dealate queen. Paratype-locality: 1 paratype worker with same data as holotype but 14.95448, -89.27704±50 m., 1430 m., Wa-B-03-2-06, 1 paratype queen with same data as holotype but 14.95454, -89.27711±50 m., 1430 m., Wa-B-03-2-04, 2 paratype workers with same data as holotype but 14.9546, -89.27718±50 m., 1430 m., Wa-B-03-2-02, 1 paratype worker 3.5 km. SE La Unión, 14.95, -89.26667±?, 1500 m., 4.v.1991, cloud forest, forest litter, RSA91-050 (R.S. Anderson), 1 paratype worker as last but 6.v.1991, RSA91-053. Paratype-depositories and specimens: CASC: CASENT0612518 (dealate queen); MCZC: CASENT0612516 (worker); UCDC: CASENT0612517 (worker); UNAM: CASENT0612522 (worker); USNM: CASENT0603251 (worker); UVGC: CASENT0603718 (worker). 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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