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Species: Labidus curvipes   (Emery, 1900) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Eciton curvipes Emery, 1900e: 180 (m.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype male. Type-locality: Costa Rica: Chirripó, v.1896, Anastasio Alfaro (A. Brade). Type-depository: MSNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Eciton (Labidus): Emery, 1910b PDF: 23.
Combination in Labidus: Borgmeier, 1953 PDF: 6
Status as species: Emery, 1910b PDF: 23; Forel, 1912d PDF: 43; Borgmeier, 1955 PDF: 133 (redescription); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 127; Watkins, 1976 PDF: 8 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 219; Palacio, 1999: 154 (in key); Palacio, 2019 PDF: 607.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica, Ecuador
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in montane wet forest, 1 times found in La Selva.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times bajo de M/18.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Malaise, 1 times flight intercept trap.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 500 meters, 387 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1896-05-01 00:00:00.0 and 2003-03-12 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Labidus curvipes: casent0903723

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