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Species: Rogeria inermis   Mann, 1922 


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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Rogeria inermis Mann, 1922 PDF: 32, fig. 15 (w.) HONDURAS. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Kugler, 1994 PDF: 63 (q.).

Distribution:


Neotropical Region: Atlántida, Belize, Boaco, Cartago, Cayo, Chiapas, Chontales, Comayagua, Costa Rica, Gracias a Dios, Guanacaste, Guatemala, Heredia, Honduras, Izabal, Jinotega, Limón, Matagalpa, Nicaragua, Nueva Segovia, Olancho, Panama, Petén, Puntarenas, Región Autónoma del Atlántico Norte, Región Autónoma del Atlántico Sur, Suchitepéquez

Distribution Notes:

Guatemala to Panama; sea level to 1250m. Costa Rica: widespread in wet forest, sea level to 500m.

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: 282 times found in mature wet forest, 59 times found in tropical rainforest, 46 times found in montane wet forest, 33 times found in tropical wet forest, 28 times found in lowland rainforest, 26 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 9 times found in tropical rainforest, with big trees, probably primary, 9 times found in tropical rainforest, with some big trees, probably a mix of primary and secondary forest, 8 times found in ridgetop cloud forest, isolated peak with oak trees, 5 times found in lowland wet forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 469 times ex sifted leaf litter, 40 times Hojarasca, 9 times at bait, 6 times sifted litter, 1 times Hojarasca., 2 times nest in clay bank, 2 times Wet forest. Ex sifted leaf litter., 1 times Parcelas susecionales, Suelo, 1 times nest under stone, 1 times leaf litter sample, GIS 1800/900. [examples of each ant species, all parasitica, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter and rotten wood, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 406 times MiniWinkler, 49 times MaxiWinkler, 50 times Mini Winkler, 29 times Winkler, 14 times Berlese, 10 times search, 10 times Baiting, 1 times Lure/Bait, 1 times Pitfall, 1 times YPT, 1 times bait, ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1250 meters, 252 meters average

Type specimens:



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