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Species: Rogeria belti   Mann, 1922 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Rogeria belti Mann, 1922 PDF: 31 (w.) HONDURAS. Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: 12 syntype workers. Type-locality: Honduras: Progresso, 1920 (W.M. Mann). Type-depository: USNM. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Kempf, 1962b PDF: 20; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 227; Kugler, 1994 PDF: 60 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 381; Branstetter & Sáenz, 2012 PDF: 261; Fernández & Serna, 2019 PDF: 811.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Southern Mexico to southwest Colombia; sea level to 1500m. Costa Rica: widespread in wet forest; one of the more commonly encountered species.


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 tropical moist forest, 2 times found in montane rainforest clearing, 5 times found in mature wet forest, 3 times found in mesophil forest, 6 times found in lowland rainforest, 4 times found in tropical rainforest, 2 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in 1º tropical rainforest, 2 times found in ridgetop cloud forest, 2 times found in lowland wet forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 27 times ex sifted leaf litter, 3 times under loose bark, 1 times nest beneath bark, 2 times Malaise trap, 1 times on tree trunk, 1 times on rotten log, 1 times flight intercept trap, 1 times ex sifted litter, 1 times Ex horjarasca, 1 times at bait, 1 times under loose bark rotten wood, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 14 times MiniWinkler, 10 times search, 12 times MaxiWinkler, 2 times Winkler, 2 times FIT, 2 times Malaise, 1 times baiting.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 1570 meters, 653 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2003-08-25 00:00:00.0 and 2019-06-25 00:00:00.0

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