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Species: Rogeria foreli   Emery, 1894 

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Rogeria foreli gaigei

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Rogeria foreli Emery, 1894d PDF: 191 (w.) ANTILLES. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

[Previously referred to as Tetramorium foreli Emery by Forel, 1893j PDF: 383. Nomen nudum.].
Kugler, 1994 PDF: 71 (q.).
Senior synonym of Rogeria gaigei, Rogeria huachucana: Kugler, 1994 PDF: 71.


Disjunct distribution in northern South America, Panama, and Costa Rica; Caribbean islands; southwestern United States. Costa Rica: Atlantic lowlands.


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 wet forest canopy, 3 times found in wet forest, 2 times found in littoral scrub, 4 times found in forest, 3 times found in wet trop. forest, 2 times found in dry forest, 3 times found in garden, 1 times found in cacao plantation, 2 times found in lowland deciduous forest, 3 times found in mature wet forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 22 times Winkler, 10 times Berlese, 9 times Fogging, 4 times miniWinkler, 2 times search, 1 times Malaise

Elevations: collected from 15 - 1500 meters, 260 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Rogeria foreli: casent0904779; syntype of Rogeria foreli gaigei: casent0909070

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