Rogeria neilyensis Kugler 1994

Formicidae, Hymenoptera, Insecta, Arthropoda, Animalia

worker lateral view

worker face view


Costa Rica: southwestern lowlands.


Mesosoma dorsum with appressed or decumbent pilosity in addition to longer erect to suberect hair; scapes with appressed pubescence but lacking erect setae; setae on gaster relatively short and suberect, not differentiated into short decumbent pilosity and longer erect hairs; WL 0.75-0.76mm.


Kugler (1994) described this species from one collection by P. S. Ward, a Winkler sample from 3km N Ciudad Neily. Longino collected additional material of the species in Winkler samples from Carara, Manuel Antonio, 19km S Ciudad Neily, Rancho Quemado, and Sirena.

Additional Images

Queen: lateral view (reduced, original); face view (reduced, original);

Literature Cited

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

Page authors:

Grant Ramsey, The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA 98505 USA.

John T. Longino, The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA 98505

Charles Kugler, Radford University, Radford VA 24142 USA.

Date of this version: 23 July 1998
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