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Species: Crematogaster depilis   Wheeler, 1919 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Crematogaster opaca var. depilis Wheeler, 1919h PDF: 111 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Crematogaster lineolata opaca depilis Wheeler, 1908h PDF: 478; unavailable name.].
Combination in Crematogaster (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922c PDF: 141; in Crematogaster (Crematogaster): Buren, 1968b PDF: 93.
Raised to species: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 209; Buren, in Smith, 1958c PDF: 126.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Distribution Notes:



Crematogaster lineolata subsp. opaca var. depilis Wheeler 1908H:478 [unavail.]

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in desert scrub, 3 times found in high desert, 2 times found in Chihuahuan desert, 2 times found in desert, 2 times found in pine woodland/desert, 1 times found in desert canyon wall, 2 times found in pine/oak scrub, 1 times found in desert shrubs, 1 times found in flat area, abundant mesquite, 2 times found in Port of entry, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times on Cylindropuntia, 1 times on Carnegiea, 1 times on Ferrocactus, 1 times in soil, 1 times ground nest, ex live (beetle-bored) root + basal branch of Larrea divaricata, 2 times under stone, 1 times stray foragers, bare soil, 1 times sifted leaf litter, 2 times on Hamburger, 1 times nocturnal foragers, 1 times nests in soil, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 14 times hand collecting, 10 times search, 2 times direct collection, 4 times hand collection, 1 times at light, 1 times pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 21 - 2195 meters, 1134 meters average

Type specimens: Paratype Crematogaster larreae: casent0615864, casent0615865, casent0615866, casent0615867, casent0615868, casent0615869, casent0615870, casent0615871

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