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Species: Pheidole rogeri   Emery, 1896 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pheidole rogeri Emery, 1896g PDF: 64 (s.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Wilson, 2003A: 741.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Costa Rica (Atlantic slope to 800m; type locality "Jimenez," near Guapiles).


Natural History:

Inhabits wet forest habitats; nests in soil.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole rogeri n. sp.  Emery, C., 1896, Studi sulle formiche della fauna Neotropica., Bollettino della Societa Entomologica Italiana 28, pp. 33-107: 32-33, (download) 32-33 3798
Pheidole rogeri   Wilson, E. O., 2003, Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press: 741, (download) 741 20017

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 70 times found in tropical wet forest, 99 times found in mature rainforest, edge of forest near pasture and agricultural land, steep rocky terrain, 45 times found in mature wet forest, 41 times found in montane wet forest, 21 times found in wet forest, 12 times found in mature rainforest, near pasture edge, small stream through forest, 3 times found in 1º tropical rainforest, 5 times found in cloud forest, primary, near ridgetop, 2 times found in tropical rainforest, some big trees, 1 times found in lowland wet forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 134 times at bait, 122 times ex sifted leaf litter, 3 times pecan sandie bait, 11 times pan trap, 6 times nest in clay bank, 6 times Hojarasca, 1 times wet forest at night; aggregation, 4 times Sobre Vegetacion, 3 times beating veg., 3 times bajo de M/20, 3 times bajo de M/18, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 145 times baiting, 108 times miniWinkler, 16 times search, 15 times Malaise, 12 times Pan Trap, 12 times flight intercept trap, 11 times maxiWinkler, 5 times Winkler, 6 times Mini Winkler, 4 times Sweeping, 2 times Lure/Bait, ...

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1350 meters, 511 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pheidole rogeri: casent0904329

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