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Species: Rogeria innotabilis   Kugler, 1994 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Rogeria innotabilis Kugler, 1994 PDF: 51, figs. 55-57, 97-98 (w.q.) MEXICO (Chiapas). Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Mexico: Chiapas State, 12 mi. NW Ocozocoautla, 3200 ft, 4-5.ix.1973, forest leaf litter (A. Newton). Type-depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 19 paratype workers. Paratype-locality: 7 paratype workers with same data as holotype, 10 paratype workers Chiapas, 6.xii.1951, #51 11574 (Cary), 2 paratype workers Nicaragua: km. 139 nr Matagalpa, Hotel Selva Negra, ca 1200 m.,, forest litter (C. Kugler & J. Hahn). Paratype-depositories: BMNH, LACM, MCZC, MZSP, USNM. AntCat AntWiki HOL

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Colombia, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Suriname
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Mexico to Colombia; sea level to 1200m. Costa Rica: Monteverde and Cerro Cacao.


Kugler, C. 1994. Revision of the ant genus Rogeria (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with descriptions of the sting apparatus. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 3:17-89.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: LaPolla, J. S. & Sosa-Calvo, J., 2006, Review of the ant genus Rogeria (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Guyana., Zootaxa 1330, pp. 59-68

R. innotabilisHNS * (figs. 5 & 16):

known from Mexico to northern Colombia. In Guyana known from Iwokrama Forest Reserve, Whitewater Camp GoogleMaps, 4° 43.890'N, 58° 50.992'W, elev. 60 m GoogleMapsGoogleMaps; Base Camp, Mount Ayanganna GoogleMaps, 5° 20.063'N, 59° 55.486'W, elev. 732 m GoogleMaps. GoogleMaps

This species has been collected in leaf litter.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 188 times found in cloud forest, 85 times found in 2º mesophil forest, 62 times found in tropical rainforest, 62 times found in mesophyll forest, 36 times found in mesophil forest, 5 times found in mixed liquidambar forest, 8 times found in moist forest, 12 times found in ridgetop cloud forest, 9 times found in mixed hardwood forest, 6 times found in tropical wet forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 510 times ex sifted leaf litter, 7 times ex sifted litter, 5 times forest litter, 3 times Malaise trap, 2 times leaf litter, 1 times ex sifted litter from forest floor, 1 times at bait, 1 times white pan trap, 1 times tall forest, rocky soil, 1 times LeafLitter, 1 times in soil beneath stones, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 375 times MiniWinkler, 94 times MaxiWinkler, 27 times Winkler, 17 times Berlese, 4 times Maxi Winkler, 3 times search, 3 times Berlese/Winkler, 4 times Night MiniWinkler, 3 times Malaise, 1 times baiting, 1 times white pan trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 43 - 1821 meters, 1275 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1973-09-04 00:00:00.0 and 2022-01-02 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: paratype of Rogeria innotabilis: casent0900958; Paratype Rogeria innotabilis: lacment685755

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