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Species: Rogeria belti   Mann, 1922 


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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Rogeria belti Mann, 1922 PDF: 31 (w.) HONDURAS. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Distribution:

(based on species list records)
Neotropical Region: Americas, Aragua, Atlántida, Belize, Central America, Chiapas, Chontales, Colombia, Comayagua, Costa Caribe Norte, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Francisco Morazán, Gracias a Dios, Guatemala, Honduras, Jinotega, Matagalpa, Mexico, Nicaragua, Oaxaca, Panama, Petén, South America, Suchitepéquez, Venezuela, Veracruz

Distribution Notes:

Southern Mexico to southwest Colombia; sea level to 1500m. Costa Rica: widespread in wet forest; one of the more commonly encountered species.

References:

Kugler, C. 1994. Revision of the ant genus Rogeria (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with descriptions of the sting apparatus. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 3:17-89.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in tropical moist forest, 2 times found in montane rainforest clearing, 3 times found in mesophil forest, 4 times found in mature wet forest, 6 times found in lowland rainforest, 4 times found in tropical rainforest, 2 times found in wet forest, 2 times found in lowland wet forest, 1 times found in 1º tropical rainforest, 2 times found in ridgetop cloud forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 26 times ex sifted leaf litter, 3 times under loose bark, 1 times nest beneath bark, 2 times Malaise trap, 1 times flight intercept trap, 1 times Ex horjarasca, 1 times at bait, 1 times under loose bark rotten wood, 1 times on treetrunk, 1 times on tree trunk, 1 times on rotten log, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 13 times MiniWinkler, 10 times search, 12 times MaxiWinkler, 2 times FIT, 1 times Winkler, 2 times Malaise, 1 times baiting.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 1570 meters, 664 meters average

Type specimens:



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