Key to US Rogeria species

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Key to workers of Rogeria species known from the United States, modified from Kugler (1994).

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  • Dorsum of mesosoma and gaster lacking erect or suberect hairs; propodeal spines shorter and semi-triangular; sculpturing weakly developed => Rogeria foreli
Head of Rogeria foreli worker
Profile of Rogeria foreli worker
  • Dorsum of mesosoma and gsater with abundant short, erect to subdecumdent hairs; propodeal spines longer and thinner; sculpturing strongly developed => Rogeria creightoni
Head of Rogeria creightoni worker
Profile of Rogeria creightoni worker

Referenes

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