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Species: Rogeria inermis   Mann, 1922 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Rogeria inermis Mann, 1922 PDF: 32, fig. 15 (w.) HONDURAS. Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: 5 syntype workers. Type-localities: 4 workers Honduras: Progresso, 1920 (W.M. Mann), 1 worker Honduras: Lombardia, 1920 (W.M. Mann). Type-depositories: MCZC, USNM. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Kugler, 1994 PDF: 63 (q.)
Status as species: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 228; Kugler, 1994 PDF: 62 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 381; Branstetter & Sáenz, 2012 PDF: 261.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Guatemala to Panama; sea level to 1250m. Costa Rica: widespread in wet forest, sea level to 500m.


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: 289 times found in mature wet forest, 59 times found in tropical rainforest, 47 times found in montane wet forest, 34 times found in tropical wet forest, 26 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 28 times found in lowland rainforest, 8 times found in wet forest, 9 times found in tropical rainforest, with some big trees, probably a mix of primary and secondary forest, 9 times found in tropical rainforest, with big trees, probably primary, 8 times found in ridgetop cloud forest, isolated peak with oak trees, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 481 times ex sifted leaf litter, 40 times Hojarasca, 10 times at bait, 6 times sifted litter, 3 times nest in clay bank, 3 times leaf litter Berlese, 1 times Hojarasca., 1 times Parcelas susecionales, Suelo, 1 times nest under stone, 2 times ex sifted litter, 1 times Ex sifted leaf litter., ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 412 times MiniWinkler, 51 times MaxiWinkler, 50 times Mini Winkler, 34 times Winkler, 14 times Berlese, 10 times search, 10 times Baiting, 2 times bait, 1 times YPT, 1 times Lure/Bait, 1 times Pitfall, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1250 meters, 260 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1960-01-01 00:00:00.0 and 2022-01-17 00:00:00.0

Type specimens:

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