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Species: Rogeria creightoni   Snelling, 1973 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Rogeria creightoni Snelling, 1973a PDF: 2, fig. 1 (w.) U.S.A. (Texas). Nearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: U.S.A.: Texas, Cameron County, La Feria, 16.ii.1971 (W.S. Creighton). Type-depository: LACM. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 1 paratype worker. Paratype-locality: same as for holotype. Paratype-depository: LACM. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Smith, 1979: 1391; Kugler, 1994 PDF: 50 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 381; Branstetter & Sáenz, 2012 PDF: 261.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Distribution Notes:

Southern Texas to Costa Rica. Costa Rica: widespread, sea level to 1100m.


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: 22 times found in tropical moist forest, 6 times found in 2º wet forest, 1 times found in scrubby dry forest, 2 times found in lowland rainforest, 2 times found in treefall gap in tropical moist forest, 1 times found in tropical dry forest, 2 times found in tropical moist forest at night, 1 times found in moist forest, 1 times found in montane wet forest, 1 times found in riparian woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 39 times ex sifted leaf litter, 2 times at bait, 2 times sifted litter, 1 times in leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 16 times MaxiWinkler, 20 times MiniWinkler, 2 times Baiting, 1 times Winkler, 2 times Night MiniWinkler.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 980 meters, 245 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1980-03-14 00:00:00.0 and 2016-07-03 00:00:00.0

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