This species is one of the largest in the Caribbean, and is a narrow endemic in western Hispaniola. The sharply bicolorous petiole scales are diagnostic.
Collection Data (W. Testo 1771)
General Collection Data
- Date: 06-12-2018
- Primary Collector & #: W. Testo 1771
- Collection Party: W. Testo
- Det. History: Weston Testo, December 2018
- Habitat: Cloud forest
- Habit: Terrestrial
- Specimen Locations: FLAS, JBSD, NY, UC, VT
Locally abundant in fragments of cloud forest at summit of Monte la Jo.