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Disjunct distribution in northern South America, Panama, and Costa Rica; Caribbean islands; southwestern United States. Costa Rica: Atlantic lowlands.
Kugler, C. 1994. Revision of the ant genus Rogeria (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with descriptions of the sting apparatus. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 3:17-89.
this species has a disjunct distribution: the southwestern United States, Costa Rica, Panama, northern South America, and the Caribbean. There are no known localities in Guyana, but it is widespread in the northern Neotropics.
Specimens have been collected from Berlese samples of leaf litter and rotten wood. In southeastern Arizona, specimens have been found under stones in oak-juniper woodland.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in littoral scrub, 3 times found in dry forest, 3 times found in wet forest, 3 times found in wet trop. forest, 4 times found in forest, 1 times found in deciduous forest, 1 times found in Ficus-Tabebuia-Morisonia, dry forest, 3 times found in garden, 2 times found in lowland deciduous forest, 1 times found in dry trop. decid. forest, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 19 times ex sifted leaf litter, 4 times ex soil, 3 times Sifted litter, 1 times nest in abandoned termite nest, 1 times under board in lawn, 1 times Ticoporo Forest Reserve. Dense second growth with few larger trees. Ex sifted le, 1 times on clay bank, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times litter, 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times Ex hojarasca, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 20 times Winkler, 7 times hand collection, 3 times search, 1 times miniWinkler, 1 times Malaise.
Elevations: collected from 15 - 1500 meters, 238 meters average
Collect Date Range: collected between 1985-08-11 and 2018-08-25