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Costa Rica to southern Mexico. Costa Rica: both slopes to 500m elevation; more common on Pacific slope.
Kugler, C. 1994. Revision of the ant genus Rogeria (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with descriptions of the sting apparatus. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 3:17-89.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 76 times found in tropical rainforest, 68 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: 418 times ex sifted leaf litter, 6 times Hojarasca, 2 times ex sifted litter, 3 times epiphytic material, Pentaclethra macroloba, 2 times forest litter, 3 times flight intercept trap, 2 times epiphytic material, Virola koschnyi, 2 times Malaise trap, 2 times Camino toma de Agua, st times Virola tree felled yesterday at edge of lab clearing behind new lab. #3381-s, 1 times subterranean, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 308 times MiniWinkler, 90 times MaxiWinkler, 26 times Winkler, 15 times Berlese, 9 times Fogging, 2 times Flight Intercept Trap, 2 times Malaise, 1 times beating, 1 times subterranean trap, 1 times Davis sifter, 1 times FIT, ...
Elevations: collected from 10 - 1500 meters, 302 meters average
Type specimens: paratype of Rogeria cuneola: casent0900959