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Costa Rica, tropical South America (Lattke 1995). Costa Rica: widespread and common in moist to wet forest, to 800m.
Lattke, J. E. 1995. Revision of the ant genus Gnamptogenys in the New World (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 4:137-193.
Mayr, G. 1887. Sudamerikanische Formiciden. Verhandlungen der zoologische-botanische Gesellschaft Wien 37:511-632.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 14 times found in rainforest, 11 times found in mature wet forest, 6 times found in tropical wet forest, 9 times found in wet forest, 5 times found in montane wet forest, 4 times found in lowland rainforest, 3 times found in tropical rainforest, 3 times found in La Selva, 1 times found in mature wet forest, nearby second growth vegetation, 1 times found in moist forest, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 13 times ex sifted leaf litter, 5 times at bait, 1 times under bark of dead tree, 4 times strays, 4 times Hojarasca, 2 times at day; stray ants, 1 times on treefall, 2 times on tree trunk, 1 times on dead wood, 1 times nest in dead branch in canopy, 1 times in treefall, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 27 times search, 11 times miniWinkler, 6 times Mini Winkler, 2 times hand collecting, 4 times baiting, 2 times Malaise, 1 times pan trap, 1 times bait, 1 times pitfall, 1 times Pitfall72h, 1 times beating, ...
Elevations: collected from 5 - 1100 meters, 281 meters average
Collect Date Range: collected between 1954-12-02 and 2020-02-13