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Species: Rogeria lirata   Kugler, 1994 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Rogeria lirata Kugler, 1994 PDF: 43, figs. 28-30, 89-90 (w.q.) COLOMBIA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: LaPolla, J. S. & Sosa-Calvo, J., 2006, Review of the ant genus Rogeria (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Guyana., Zootaxa 1330, pp. 59-68

R. lirataHNS (figs. 6 & 17):

this species is widespread throughout tropical South America. In Guyana this species was collected in winkler samples of leaf litter in Iwokrama Forest Reserve, Whitewater Camp GoogleMaps, 4° 43.890'N, 58° 50.992'W, elev. 60 m GoogleMapsGoogleMaps; Mabura Hill GoogleMaps, 5° 09.313'N, 58° 41.982'W, elev. 64 m GoogleMapsGoogleMaps; Mazaruni River Forest Settlement (from Kugler 1994).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in forest, 1 times found in Plateau, 1 times found in treefall gap; premontane rainforest, 1 times found in tropical rainforest, 1 times found in 1� forest, 1 times found in Bamboo forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times leaf litter, 2 times rotten wood, 3 times ex sifted leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times Winkler sample, 2 times maxiWinkler, 1 times winkler, 1 times Winkler48h, 1 times litter sample.

Elevations: collected from 88 - 520 meters, 148 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Rogeria lirata: casent0900957

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