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Species: Rogeria tonduzi   Forel, 1899 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Rogeria tonduzi Forel, 1899B: 53 (w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Rogeria (Irogera): Emery, 1915g PDF: 191; in Irogera: Brown, 1953h PDF: 4 (in text); in Rogeria: Kempf, 1965 PDF: 185.
See also: Kugler, 1994 PDF: 41.


Neotropical Region: Alajuela, Atlántida, Cartago, Chiapas, Chontales, Comayagua, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Gracias a Dios, Guanacaste, Guatemala, Heredia, Honduras, Izabal, Jinotega, Limón, Masaya, Matagalpa, Nicaragua, Olancho, Petén, Puntarenas, Región Autónoma del Atlántico Norte, Región Autónoma del Atlántico Sur, Veracruz

Distribution Notes:

Costa Rica, Guatemala. Costa Rica: widespread in wet forest areas, from sea level to 1200m.


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: 46 times found in mature wet forest, 29 times found in tropical wet forest, 23 times found in montane wet forest, 19 times found in tropical rainforest, 10 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in 2nd growth forest, 5 times found in wet forest, 6 times found in montane wet forest, along ridge descending to major river, a mix of old 2ndary forest on one slope and more mature forest on the other, 6 times found in mature rainforest, edge of forest near pasture and agricultural land, steep rocky terrain, 6 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 135 times ex sifted leaf litter, 13 times at bait, 10 times beating vegetation, 8 times Hojarasca, 7 times beating veg., 3 times Sobre Vegetacion, 1 times ex sifted litter, 2 times Muestras tomada en el transecto de Mini Winkler #2, 1 times Frente al refugio hacia el sendero entre M/14 y M/15, 1 times forager, 1 times flight intercept trap, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 93 times miniWinkler, 27 times MaxiWinkler, 19 times Winkler, 17 times Beating, 9 times Baiting, 11 times Search, 8 times Berlese, 6 times Mini Winkler, 5 times bait, 3 times Sweeping, 2 times sweep net, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1200 meters, 387 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Rogeria tonduzi: casent0909069

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