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Species: Rogeria tonduzi   Forel, 1899 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Rogeria tonduzi Forel, 1899d PDF: 53 (w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Costa Rica: (no further data) (Tonduz). Type-depository: MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Rogeria (Irogera): Emery, 1915g PDF: 191.
Combination in Irogera: Brown, 1953h PDF: 4 (in text).
Combination in Rogeria: Kempf, 1965 PDF: 185.
Status as species: Emery, 1924f PDF: 267; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 228; Kugler, 1994 PDF: 41 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 381; Branstetter & Sáenz, 2012 PDF: 261.
// Distribution


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

Distribution Notes:

Costa Rica, Guatemala. Costa Rica: widespread in wet forest areas, from sea level to 1200m.


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: 48 times found in mature wet forest, 29 times found in tropical wet forest, 23 times found in montane wet forest, 19 times found in tropical rainforest, 14 times found in rainforest, 9 times found in wet forest, 10 times found in lowland rainforest, 3 times found in 2nd growth forest, 6 times found in montane wet forest, along ridge descending to major river, a mix of old 2ndary forest on one slope and more mature forest on the other, 6 times found in mature rainforest, edge of forest near pasture and agricultural land, steep rocky terrain, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 145 times ex sifted leaf litter, 14 times at bait, 10 times beating vegetation, 8 times Hojarasca, 7 times beating veg., 5 times ex sifted litter, 3 times Sobre Vegetacion, 1 times nest in epiphytes, 2 times Muestras tomada en el transecto de Mini Winkler #2, 1 times flight intercept trap, 1 times Ex sifted leaf litter., ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 100 times miniWinkler, 25 times Winkler, 28 times MaxiWinkler, 17 times Beating, 9 times Baiting, 10 times Search, 8 times Berlese, 6 times bait, 6 times Mini Winkler, 3 times Sweeping, 2 times sweep net, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1200 meters, 402 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1979-04-13 00:00:00.0 and 2022-01-17 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Rogeria tonduzi: casent0909069

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