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Species: Rogeria cuneola   Kugler, 1994 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Rogeria cuneola Kugler, 1994 PDF: 68, figs. 77-78, 103 (w.q.) MEXICO (Oaxaca). Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Mexico: Oaxaca, 1 mi. E Refoma, 15.viii.1973, litter, tropical evergreen forest (A. Newton). Type-depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 15 paratype workers, 1 paratype queen. Paratype-locality: 14 paratype workers with same data as holotype, 1 paratype worker, 1 paratype queen Oaxaca, 1 mi. E Reforma, nr Tuxtepec, 12-15.viii.1973 (A. Newton). Paratype-depositories: BMNH, CKCR, LACM, MCZC, MZSP, USNM. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Branstetter & Sáenz, 2012 PDF: 261.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Belize, Brazil, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Distribution Notes:

Costa Rica to southern Mexico. Costa Rica: both slopes to 500m elevation; more common on Pacific slope.


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: 77 times found in mature wet forest, 76 times found in tropical rainforest, 51 times found in tropical wet forest, 47 times found in tropical moist forest, 41 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 42 times found in 2º wet forest, 22 times found in 2º lowland tropical rainforest, 21 times found in 2º tropical rainforest, 13 times found in lowland rainforest, 13 times found in montane wet forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 427 times ex sifted leaf litter, 6 times ex sifted litter, 6 times Hojarasca, 3 times epiphytic material, Pentaclethra macroloba, 2 times forest litter, 3 times flight intercept trap, 2 times epiphytic material, Virola koschnyi, 2 times Camino toma de Agua, 2 times Malaise trap, 1 times beating vegetation, 1 times Virola canopy, foragers, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 317 times MiniWinkler, 90 times MaxiWinkler, 30 times Winkler, 15 times Berlese, 9 times Fogging, 2 times Flight Intercept Trap, 2 times Malaise, 1 times 6L sifted litter; extracted in Winkler sack over 32 hours, 1 times Search, 1 times beating, 1 times subterranean trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1500 meters, 306 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1973-08-15 00:00:00.0 and 2019-06-29 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: paratype of Rogeria cuneola: casent0900959

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