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Species: Rogeria cuneola   Kugler, 1994 


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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Rogeria cuneola Kugler, 1994 PDF: 68, figs. 77-78, 103 (w.q.) MEXICO. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Distribution:


Neotropical Region: Atlántida, Belize, Cartago, Chiapas, Chontales, Comayagua, Costa Rica, El Progreso, El Salvador, Gracias a Dios, Guanacaste, Guatemala, Heredia, Honduras, Islas de la Bahía, Izabal, Jinotega, Limón, Masaya, Matagalpa, Nicaragua, Nueva Segovia, Oaxaca, Olancho, Petén, Puntarenas, Región Autónoma del Atlántico Norte, Región Autónoma del Atlántico Sur, San Salvador, Zacapa

Distribution Notes:

Costa Rica to southern Mexico. Costa Rica: both slopes to 500m elevation; more common on Pacific slope.

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: 76 times found in tropical rainforest, 67 times found in mature wet forest, 51 times found in tropical wet forest, 47 times found in tropical moist forest, 41 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 42 times found in 2º wet forest, 22 times found in 2º lowland tropical rainforest, 21 times found in 2º tropical rainforest, 13 times found in lowland rainforest, 13 times found in montane wet forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 413 times ex sifted leaf litter, 6 times Hojarasca, 3 times epiphytic material, Pentaclethra macroloba, 2 times epiphytic material, Virola koschnyi, 2 times forest litter, 3 times flight intercept trap, 1 times ex sifted litter, 2 times Camino toma de Agua, 2 times Malaise trap, 1 times ex sifted litter; 6L sifted litter; extracted in Winkler sack over 32 hours, 1 times ex Sacoglottis trichogyna (Humiriaceae), ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 308 times MiniWinkler, 90 times MaxiWinkler, 24 times Winkler, 15 times Berlese, 9 times Fogging, 2 times Flight Intercept Trap, 2 times Malaise, 1 times FIT, 1 times Mini Winkler, 1 times Search, 1 times beating, ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1500 meters, 294 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Rogeria cuneola: casent0900959



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