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Species: Rasopone mesoamericana   Longino & Branstetter, 2020 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Rasopone mesoamericana Longino & Branstetter, 2020 10.1093/isd/ixaa004 PDF: 24, figs. 5, 12, S19-21 (w.) GUATEMALA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Guatemala: Zacapa, 3.5 km. SE La Union, 14.95, -89.27±?, 1500 m.,, RSA91-053, cloud forest, forest litter (R.S. Anderson. Type-depository: CASC. Type-specimen: CASENT0603245. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 4 paratype workers. Paratype-locality: same data as holotype but, RSA91-050. Paratype-depositories and specimens: MCZC: CASENT0603696; UCDC: CASENT0603728; USNM: CASENT0603690; UVGC: CASENT0603565. AntCat AntWiki
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

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, 1 times Hojarasca, 1 times ex sifted litter.

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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