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Species: Rogeria innotabilis   Kugler, 1994 


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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Rogeria innotabilis Kugler, 1994 PDF: 51, figs. 55-57, 97-98 (w.q.) MEXICO. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Distribution:


Neotropical Region: Alta Verapaz, Americas, Atlántida, Baja Verapaz, Central America, Chiapas, Colombia, Comayagua, Cortés, Costa Rica, Francisco Morazán, Gracias a Dios, Guanacaste, Guatemala, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Izabal, Jinotega, Lempira, Mexico, Nicaragua, Nueva Segovia, Olancho, Petén, Puntarenas, Retalhuleu, Sacatepéquez, Santa Rosa, South America, Suchitepéquez, Suriname, Zacapa

Distribution Notes:

Mexico to Colombia; sea level to 1200m. Costa Rica: Monteverde and Cerro Cacao.

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.

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. innotabilisHNS * (figs. 5 & 16):

known from Mexico to northern Colombia. In Guyana known from Iwokrama Forest Reserve, Whitewater Camp GoogleMaps, 4° 43.890'N, 58° 50.992'W, elev. 60 m GoogleMapsGoogleMaps; Base Camp, Mount Ayanganna GoogleMaps, 5° 20.063'N, 59° 55.486'W, elev. 732 m GoogleMaps. GoogleMaps

This species has been collected in leaf litter.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 187 times found in cloud forest, 85 times found in 2º mesophil forest, 62 times found in tropical rainforest, 62 times found in mesophyll forest, 36 times found in mesophil forest, 5 times found in mixed liquidambar forest, 9 times found in mixed hardwood forest, 12 times found in ridgetop cloud forest, 3 times found in moist forest, 2 times found in liquidambar forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 502 times ex sifted leaf litter, 5 times ex sifted litter, 5 times forest litter, 3 times Malaise trap, 2 times leaf litter, 1 times ex sifted litter from forest floor, 1 times white pan trap, 1 times tall forest, rocky soil, 1 times ex sifted litter; 6L sifted litter; extracted in Winkler sack over 20 hours, 1 times at bait.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 375 times MiniWinkler, 93 times MaxiWinkler, 20 times Winkler, 16 times Berlese, 4 times Maxi Winkler, 4 times Night MiniWinkler, 2 times Berlese/Winkler, 3 times Malaise, 2 times search, 1 times leaf litter, 1 times litter sample, ...

Elevations: collected from 60 - 1821 meters, 1273 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Rogeria innotabilis: casent0900958



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