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Species: Rogeria curvipubens   Emery, 1894 

Classification:
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Rogeria curvipubens brunnea

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Rogeria curvipubens Emery, 1894d PDF: 190 (w.q.) ANTILLES. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Kugler, 1994 PDF: 66.

Distribution:


Neotropical Region: Barbados, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Mexico, Suriname, Venezuela

Distribution Notes:

Santa Cruz.

Biology:

Forrajea entre la hojarasca en la zona húmeda y sitos alterados en Bellavista y el Chato (Isla Santa Cruz)

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. curvipubensHNS (figs. 3 & 14):

known from some caribbean islands and inland from Mexico to Suriname. No known localities in Guyana, but it is known from Suriname ( Tambahredjo; Sidoredjo; Dirkshoop; and La Poulle from Kugler 1994).

This species has been collected from Berlese samples in tropical rain forest, successional forest, and dry tropical forest, below 500 m elevation.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in secondgrowth dry forest, 1 times found in cacao plantation, 1 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in Zona de Transición, 1 times found in 1¡ forest, 1 times found in Anidando en trozo pequeño de rama podrida, 1 times found in dry forest, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in scrub.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times Tayrona National Park. Dry forest. Ex sifted leaf litter. 2.5 mesh sacks hung in, 1 times tall forest, high leaf litter decomposition, 1 times ex sifted litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Winkler, 1 times miniWinkler, 1 times Aspirador, 1 times Aspirador; forrajeando entre la hojarasca, 1 times litter sample.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 514 meters, 128 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Rogeria curvipubens: casent0904780



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